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Copyright, 191 1, by 
Edwin Lynde Dillingham 




It has been said by a wise and witty member of '82 
that it would be appropriate for those responsible 
for this book to apologize not only for its short- 
comings but also for its longcoming, and the Com- 
mittee, recognizing the appositeness of the remark, 
throws itself upon the mercy of the class. While 
the labor involved in the preparation of the book 
has been arduous it has been most interesting and 
greatly facilitated by the cooperation of the mem- 
bers of the class who, with three exceptions, have 
complied, in general very promptly, with requests 
for information and statistics. 

The Committee desires to extend its thanks to 
Abbott and Brewster to whose joint efforts is due 
the article entitled, "Our Instructors." 

Edwin L. Dillingham 

J. Culbert Palmer 

William H. Parsons (ex-officio) 




Officers and Committees i 

Undergraduate Days 3 

Retrospective 11 

Honors and Prizes 12 

University Honors 16 

Class Officers and Committees 19 

Societies 22 

Our Instructors 25 

Reunions 41 

The Twenty-Fifth Anniversary 55 

Financial Statement 149 

The Spirit of Old Yale 152 

Lux et Veritas 154 


Graduates 157 

Former Members 433 

Statistical Tables 491 

Roll of the Class 

Graduates 509 

Former Members 512 



'Neath the Elms Frontispiece 


In Sophomore Year 2 

Campus from Chapel, looking South 5 

Rear Campus, looking North 5 

Durfee 9 

Farnam 9 

President Porter 24 

Professors Phelps, J. D. Dana, Wheeler, Sumner, A. W. 

Wright, Ladd 29 

Professors Barbour, Dexter, Newton, Carter, Beers, E. S. Dana 31 
Professors Northrop, H. P. Wright ; Tutors Hadley, Zacher, 

Farnam, Thacher 35 

Instructor Bailey, Tutors Phillips, Robbins, Beebe, Tarbell, 

Peters 37 

Battell Chapel 39 

Graduation Group 40 

Quindecennial 49 

Vicennial 51 

The "Old Brick Row" from the North 53 

The Twenty- fifth Anniversary 54 

The Club House 56 

The Tent 57 

The Aquilo 60 

In the Stern of the Aquilo 61 

The New Haven Country Club 62 

At the Country Club 63 



The Tent at Night 65 

The "March" 70 

The Class Dinner 72 

Howard Knapp 82 

EHhuYale 83 

The First Yale Building 84 

Temple Street 84 

Hillhouse Avenue 85 

College Street 86 

Chapel Street and "Beers' Crossing" 87 

The "Old Brick Row" 89 

Alumni Hall 90 

Old Treasury Building 91 

Old Library 92 

Old Gymnasium 92 

Hamilton Park 93 

Three-legged Race 94 

Freshman Baseball Nine of '82 94 

'Varsity Football Team of '78 95 

Murray and Hale 96 

Professors Wright and Phillips 97 

'Varsity Football Team of '79 98 

Cabinet Building 99 

Old Laboratory 99 

Penikeese . 100 

Professors Phelps and Dana 100 

President Porter 101 

Glee Club 102 

'Varsity Crew of '82 102 

Football Team of '81 103 

'Varsity Ball Nine of '82 103 

'82 Trophies 105 




Graduation Group 107 

Johnson and Whitney 108 

Tutor Hadley, President Hadley no 

Ted Holland no 

Senator Kittredge in 

The Class Boy— At Triennial, At Present 112 

The Class Grandchild 113 

Welles Kennon Rice 114 

"Bill" Taft 115 

"Ting" as an Undergraduate 116 

"Ting" Liang 117 

Cragin 119 

At the Race 148 

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Annual Dinners and 30th Reunion 





HENRY B. PLATT, Chairman 





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We were all boys, and three of us were friends; 
And we were more than friends, it seemed to me; — 
Yes, we were more than brothers then, we three, . . . 
Brothers? . . . but we were boys, and there it ends. 

The Children of the Night. 

THE number of applicants for admission to '82 who 
crowded Alumni Hall in June, 1878, was the largest 
then on record, and the faculty was compelled to pursue a 
vigorous course of pruning in order that the class might be 
kept within what seemed to be proper bounds. We first met 
as a body in Battell Chapel on Thursday afternoon, Septem- 
ber 11, 1878, at five o'clock, where we were divided into six 
alphabetical divisions and assigned to our respective division 
officers. Our first recitation came the next afternoon, and 
the first man to recite was D. B. Porter, who was called upon 
by the "Rev. John," who subsequently succeeded in reducing 
our class from the largest on record to one of the smallest 
of then recent years, for, as Professor Northrop laconically 
expressed it: " '82 Petered out." On Wednesday evening 
we met '81 in a rush in the yard of the Hopkins Grammar 
School, where, by our superior weight and vigor, we won our 
first laurels, not only in the rush but in numerous individual 
wrestling matches, and thereafter maintained our form and 
our position on the sidewalk during the return march to 
the campus. 

The Record of September 14 gave us one hundred and 

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twenty men, with one hundred more out on conditions, which 
was a very large total membership; but in the same issue, 
while speaking of our great numbers, it quoted that little 
proverb which was very applicable to us, "The mills of the 
gods grind slowly, but they grind exceeding small." Our 
numbers were steadily reduced until at the time the first 
catalogue was issued we had only one hundred and seventy- 
four members. In the rush at the class boat races at Lake 
Saltonstall we repeated our victory and won. This was the 
battle which the New York Sun immortalized by a vivid 
account in which it magnified one injured arm into "five 
bruised and almost senseless bodies." We took the fresh- 
man fence two weeks earlier than any preceding class ever 
held it and were awarded the sophomore fence at the usual 
time. Our class supper was held at the old Pequot House 
at New London, but a detailed description of that event is 
unnecessary. Those who were there will never forget it, 
and no pen could represent the festivities to those who were 

In sophomore year we were victorious in the first rush, 
but hazing was largely eliminated because of a notification 
from the faculty that twelve men were held as hostages for 
proper behavior by the class in this particular. 

In junior year our appointment list was very large, as we 
had eight philosophical besides a much larger number than 
usual of the lower honors. Our Promenade was a great 
success and our Junior Exhibition of superior excellence. 
This year saw the death, by order of the faculty, of Kappa 
Sigma Epsilon and Delta Kappa, in whose halls we had so 
many good times in our freshman and sophomore years. 

Our senior year was marked in the latter part by the 
decease of our classmate Wentworth, when for the first 
time our ranks were broken by death. 

During our four years the course was enlarged and im- 
proved in several ways and a number of new professors 

Campus from Chapel, looking South 

Rear Campus, looking North 


added. A new library for the Theological Seminary was 
erected and preparations made for the construction of a new 
Laboratory, the gift of the Messrs. Sloane of Xew York. 
Hamilton Park was supplanted by the Yale Field, which was 
purchased, developed, and almost entirely paid for during 
our time. 

The last recitation of the class was to Professor Phelps 
in Constitutional Law on Thursday, June i, at twelve 
o'clock, Hand being the last man called up and completing 
the record of the class with a "cold rush." 

Thirty-one members of '82 were born in Connecticut, 21 
in Xew York, 16 in Pennsylvania, 1 1 in Massachusetts, 6 in 
Maine, 4 in Illinois, 4 in New Hampshire, 3 in Xew Jersey, 
2 in Wisconsin, 2 in Louisiana, 2 in Minnesota, 2 in Ohio, 
and 2 in Kentucky, and i in each of the following States: 
Indiana, Vermont, Mississippi, Georgia, Alabama, Kansas, 
Rhode Island, South Carolina, Maryland, and Michigan, 
while i was born in X^ew Brunswick and i in Syria. 

Forty-eight schools and eleven private tutors participated 
in preparing '82 for its college course. The Hopkins Gram- 
mar School prepared 15, Williston Seminary 12, Andover 
10, Hartford High School 5, Rockville High School 3, St. 
Paul's, Adelphi, Polytechnic of Brooklyn, and the high 
schools at Montclair, Bath, Bangor, Birmingham, New 
London, Buffalo, and Philadelphia 2 each. 

The average age of the class at graduation was 22 years, 
8 months, and 4 days, being the oldest average of any class 
to that date, with the exception of '8i, whose average was 
22 years, 9 months, and 26 days. '69 at the time of our 
graduation was the youngest class on record, her average 
age being 22 years and 8 days. The age of our youngest 
man was 20 years, 1 month, and 10 days, and of our oldest, 
32 years, 5 months, and 8 days. Our tallest man measured 
6 feet 2*4 inches and our shortest 5 feet 2 1 ? inches, while 
our average height was 5 feet 8% inches. Our average 


weight was 146 pounds 5.38 ounces; our heaviest man 
weighed 200 pounds and our lightest man weighed 115 
pounds. The average chest measurement was 36/2 inches, 
the largest measurement being 42 inches. 

During our sophomore year the Athletic Association of 
the college was reorganized and placed on a firm basis and 
became a member of the Intercollegiate Association. We 
won many events in the class games, while at the Mott Haven 
games one of our members won the mile run for two succes- 
sive years. Our class baseball nine was very strong, and in 
the spring of freshman year we won every game we played 
with a single exception, beating the Harvard freshmen 
not only in New Haven but at Cambridge, which was 
the first time that a Yale freshman nine had ever succeeded 
in vanquishing the Harvard freshmen on their own grounds. 
In our first year the college won the intercollegiate cham- 
pionship in baseball, and while in our sophomore year 
Princeton won the Intercollegiate Association championship, 
from which we had withdrawn, as we defeated her and won 
every college game played excepting one, the press of the 
country awarded us the college championship. This we 
again held the following year, having rejoined the Intercol- 
legiate Association. The Intercollegiate Football Associa- 
tion was formed in our freshman year, with Yale, Harvard, 
and Princeton as members, and the game was played with 
fifteen men; we beat Harvard, but were defeated by Prince- 
ton. In sophomore year our games with Harvard and 
Princeton w T ere both draws, and in the following year we 
defeated Harvard and again played a draw game with 
Princeton. In boating, although we originally had an ex- 
tremely strong crew, we were unfortunate, for one reason or 
another, in the class races. The history of the university 
crew during our course is more agreeable, though not ex- 
hilarating, we having won from Harvard in our sophomore 
and junior years and lost in freshman and senior years. 

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The average expense for each of the four years was as 
follows: freshman year, $867; sophomore year, $923; 
junior year, $1048; senior year, $1063, making a total 
average expense of $3901. The price for table board paid 
by each member of the class throughout the course varied 
from $3.50 to $14.00 per week, the average price being 
about $5.25. Thirty-seven of the class helped support them- 
selves in various ways during their college course, of whom 
eighteen earned money by tutoring and six by writing and 
contributing to papers; three each by playing poker and 
teaching, two by singing, and one each by drawing, acting as 
a clerk, farming, collecting, working in the Library, acting 
as an organist, and taking prizes. The sums earned varied 
from ten dollars to one thousand dollars, one man having 
earned the latter amount during his course. 

Of the class, 85 were Republicans, 14 were Democrats, 
9 were independent, and there was one civil service re- 
former, while 8 had no definite political views. Thirty-four 
of the class had voted before graduation, and 23 expressed 
an intention of taking an active part in politics subsequent 
to graduation. In spite of Professor Sumner's teaching the 
class graduated 23 protectionists, while 9 were undecided 
on that point and the remaining 84 men were free-traders. 

Seventy-two of the class had no objection to alcoholic 
beverages, and 67 used tobacco in some form, all of whom 
except 15 formed the habit before entering college. Twenty- 
seven neither smoked nor drank. Four were arrested; two 
for a fight on the steps of Delta Kappa Hall, one for dis- 
turbing the peace, and one for swearing at a policeman. 
One of the first two was fined, but the other cases were dis- 
missed. Four men were called at various times before the 
faculty; 9 were suspended and 21 warned. 

Fifty-five members of the class were church-members, 
divided denominationally in the following manner: Con- 
gregationalists 22, Episcopalians 12, Presbyterians n, 

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Baptists 6, Methodists 4. The sympathy of the whole class 
with the several denominations was as follows : Congrega- 
tional 35, Episcopalian 31, Presbyterian 19, Methodist 7, 
Baptist 6, agnostic 5, Jews and non-sectarian 2 each, 
Lutheran, Quaker, Unitarian, Deist, Utilitarian, Ingersollite 
1 each; 4 had no religious belief and 1 was undecided. 
Thirty of the class at some time engaged in work in the 
several missions of the city, and 25 of these regularly so. 

At the time of graduation it was the intention of 70 men 
to enter a profession, 29 contemplated entering business, 
and the remainder were undecided as to their future occu- 
pation. Of the professional men 38 intended to study law, 
17 medicine, 8 teaching, 4 theology, 1 civil engineering, 1 
mechanical engineering, and 1 chemistry. 

Presentation day was Monday, June 26, when Whitney 
read the class poem and Storrs delivered the oration. Com- 
mencement exercises were held in Center Church on Wed- 
nesday, June 28, with the ceremonies then customary, John- 
son being our valedictorian and Abbott our salutatorian. 
And so, having "made good friends and studied— some," 
we left our Mother's sheltering arms and hopefully started 
on our journey of life. 



MORE than a quarter of a century has elapsed since '82 
passed from the campus, and during that long inter- 
val many matters of individual and general consequence have 
occurred. A few of our number have become famous and a 
few wealthy. Most of the class have made honorable rec- 
ords and maintained a good position in society and in their 
respective callings. Some of our strongest and our best 
have crossed the great divide, their careers, so full of prom- 
ise, cut short, their hopes, so vivid and enthusiastic, withered 
and dead. The College has become only a part, though still 
a large part, of the University; the old brick row has disap- 
peared, together with the fence as we knew it; many of the 
elms have been sacrificed, and the places which knew them 
are now the sites of imposing buildings. Instead of one 
campus there are three, while Sachem's Wood is taking 
form as a university field which in the not distant future 
promises to surpass all others. But the little oak still thrives, 
the old spirit survives, and the Yale of to-day is in all essen- 
tials the Yale of '82. "Though much is taken much abides," 
and though to the long absent one returning the surround- 
ings are strange and unfamiliar, the old college is still the 
Alma Mater and the tie of kinship remains unweakened. 



Deceased members are indicated by *, non-graduates by italic. 

Freshman Year 
Woolsey Scholarship — Brewster. Hurlbut Scholarship — Wells. 

Freshman Mathematical Prizes: 

First — *Johnson. Second — *Bruce. Third— Abbott and Kinley. 

Berkeley Premiums: 

First — Abbott, Beach, Brewster, Foote, Graves (C. B.), 

Second — *Bruce, *Johnson, Scranton, Seymour, Titche, Wells. 

K. S. E. Composition Prizes: 

First — Storrs. Second — Titche. 

Sophomore Year 

First Term Composition Prizes: 

First — Barrow, Brewster, Kinley, Storrs, *Whitney, *Worcester. 
Second — Blumley, *Bruce, Burpee, Snyder, Titche. 
Third— Abbott, Beach, French, *Fries, Holland. 

Second Term : 

First — Bentley, Blumley, Brewster, Snyder, Storrs. 
Second — *Bruce, *Johnson, Kinley, *Murphy, ^Worcester. 
Third — Bishop, Churchill, Foster, Sanford, *Whitney. 

Declamation Prizes: 

First — French. Second — Holland. Third — Foster. 

Mathematical Prizes: 

First — *Curtis. Second — *Johnson. Third — Wells. 

Junior Year 

junior appointments 

Philosophical Orations — Abbott, Beach, Brewster, *Bruce, Graves (C. 

B.), *Johnson, Pratt, Wells. 
High Orations — Bishop, Blumley, Cragin, Sanford, Seymour, *Worcester. 
Orations — Brinton, Churchill, Cumming, *Curtis, Kellogg (J. P.). 



Dissertations — Bentley, *Brockway, *Campbell, Footc, Ford, French, 

*Fries, Griggs, Jefferds, Kingman, Kittredge, Lyman, Parke, Titche, 

*Weaver, *Whitney. 
First Disputes — Atterbury, Fitzgerald, Kellogg (F. A.), McBride, 

McKnight, *Page, Piatt, Smith. 
Second Disputes — Bates, Beede, Boltwood, Loomis, Welch, Welles. 
First Colloquies — Baltz, Graves (G. H.), *Hand, Lowe, Morris, 

*Murphy, Palmer, Rolfe, Scudder, Silver (E. V.), *Snell, Snyder, 

Storrs, Sweetser, *Went\vorth. 
Second Colloquies — Badger, Bate, Bronson, Clement, Farwell, Knapp, 

Lovering, Moodev, Parsons, Rossiter, Scranton, *Sholes, Silver 

(L. M.), Waller, Weed. 

Speakers at the Junior Exhibition, April II, 1881 

Cyrus Bentley, Jr., "John Ruskin." 

J. R. Bishop, "Roman Catholicism in America." 

Benjamin Brewster, "The Lasting Influence of Alexander Hamilton," 

*W. I. Bruce, "Cervantes.'' 

*H. C. Fries, "Waterloo and Sedan." 

*W. Murphy, "The Value of Symbols." 

J. H. Pratt, "The Modern Renaissance." 

H. S. Snyder, "Henry Martyn, the Influence of Self-Sacrifice." 

C. B. Storrs, "Edmund Burke and the French Revolution." 

*F. E. Worcester, "Cromwell and his Irish Policy." 

The first prize of $30 was divided between Bruce and Storrs. 

Scott French Prize — Bryan Cumming. 

Winthrop Prizes: 

First — John L. Wells. Second — George W. Lay. 

Senior Year 

Larned Scholarship — Barclay Johnson. 
Clark Scholarship — Frank F. Abbott. 
Cobden Club Medal— Albert H. Atterbury. 
Scott German Prize — Charles B. Storrs. 

With honorable mention of Burnside Foster. 
Mathematical Prize — George E. Curtis. 

Premium for Solution of Astronomical Problems — George E. Curtis. 
De Forest Prize Medal — Benjamin Brewster. 
Townsend Premiums — Bentley, Brewster, *Bruce, *Fries, *Murphy, 

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Freshman Year 
University Crew: 

Storrs, Xo. 3. FitzGerald (cox.). Folsom, Hull (Substitutes) 
University Baseball Nine: 

Hopkins ib. 
University Football Team: 

Badger, Eaton, Hull, Lyman. 
University Glee Club : 

Williams (H. L.). 
University Orchestra: 


Sophomore Year 
University Crew : 

Storrs, Xo. 7. Knapp (Substitute). 
University Baseball Xine: 

Hopkins ib., Badger c.f. Piatt (Substitute). 
University Football Team: 

Badger, Eaton. Lyman. Knapp, Storrs (Substitutes). 
University Glee Club: 

Williams (H. L.), Lewis. 
University Orchestra: 

Baltz, Richards. 

Junior Year 
University Crew: 

Storrs, Xo. 7. 

Secretary University Boat Club — Beach. 

Assistant Treasurer University Boat Club — *Hand. 
University Baseball Xine: 

Hopkins ib., Piatt 3b., Badger c.f. 

Secretary University Baseball Club — Dillingham. 
University Football Eleven: 

Badger, Eaton, Storrs. Knapp, Lyman (Substitutes). 

Secretary University Football Club — Bentley. 
University Athletic Association: 

President — Badger. 

Secretary and Treasurer — Dillingham. 

Contestant — Mott Haven Spring Meeting. 

*Cuvler — Mile Run. 



University Glee Club: 

Williams (H. L.), Lewis, Richards, Knapp. 

Treasurer and Business Manager — Williams (H. L.). 
University Orchestra: 

Baltz, Richards. 

Secretary and Treasurer — Richards. 
Hare and Hounds Club: 

President — Shipley. 

Secretary — Cumming. 
Undergraduate Committee on Purchase of Athletic Grounds: 

Badger, Lyman. 
University Bicycle Association: 

Captain — Billings. 

Secretary and Treasurer — Osborne. 
University Club: 

Vice-President — Pollock. 

Secretary — Bentley. 

Board of Governors — Bailev, Bentlev, Farwell, *Johnson, Pollock. 
Yale Yacht Club: 

Vice-Commodore — Parsons. 
University Rifle Club: 

Secretary and Treasurer — Osborne. 
Society of National History: 

Secretary — Churchill. 

Senior Year 
University Crew: 

Storrs, No. 7. 
Members House Committee, University Boat Club: 

Clement, Knapp. 
University Baseball Nine: 

Hopkins lb., Badger 2b., Piatt 3b. McBride (Substitute). 
University Baseball Association: 

President — Dillingham. 

Treasurer — Hebard. 

Captain — Badger. 
University Football Eleven : 

Badger, Eaton, Knapp, Storrs. Hebard, Shipley (Substitutes). 
University Football Association: 

President— *Williams (E. S.). 

Captain — Eaton. 
University Athletic Association: 

President — *Cuyler. 

Contestants — Mott Haven Spring Meeting. 

*Cuvler — Mile Run. Billings — Bicvcle Race. 


University Glee Club : 

Williams (H. L.), Lewis, Richards, Knapp. 

President— Williams (H. L.). 
Yale Yacht Club: 

Commodore — Parsons. 
Hare and Hounds Club: 

President — ^Shoemaker. 

Secretary — Cumming. 

Treasurer — Griggs (H. S.). 
University Bicycle Association: 

Captain — Billings. 

Secretary and Treasurer — Osborne. 
University Rifle Club : 

Captain — *Hand. 
University Club : 

President — Bailey. 

Board of Governors — Bailey, Foster, Holland, ^Worcester. 
Undergraduate Committee on Athletic Grounds: 

Lyman (Chairman), *Cuyler, Darling. 



Freshman Year 

President — Tracy. Secretary and Treasurer — Knapp. Captain — 
Freshman Crew (Fall): 

*Cuyler, Knapp, Eaton, Storrs, Hull, Folsom (stroke), FitzGerald 
Freshman Crew (Spring) : 

Bevan (S. S. S.), *Phelps, Eaton, Miller (G. B.), Knapp, Folsom 
(stroke), FitzGerald (cox.). 

President — Eaton. Secretary — Holland. Treasurer — Brewster. 
Captain — Badger. 
Freshman Nine (Fall) : 

Hopkins lb., Billings (L. O.) p., Piatt 3b., Badger 2b., Storrs c, 
Hebard s., McBride c.f., Miller r.f., Dickinson l.f. 
Freshman Nine (Spring) : 

Hopkins lb., Piatt 3b., Badger 2b., Billings (L. O.) p., Stanton 
(S. S. S.) c, Griggs s., Hebard r.f., McBride c.f., Stone l.f. 

President — Piatt. Secretary and Treasurer — Camp. Captain — 
Class Supper Committee: 

Bailey (Chairman), Atterbury, *Cuyler, Eaton, Eno, French, 
*Fries, Pollock, Rand, *Richardson. 

Bentley, Foster, *Johnson, Welch. 
Delta Kappa Campaign Committee: 

Lyman (President), Folsom, *Gallaher, Hebard, Kellogg (J. P.), 
McBride, Miller (J. C), Pratt (E. P.), Scranton, *Van Kirk. 
Kappa Sigma Epsilon Campaign Committee: 

Badger (President), Bentley, Camp, Farwell, *Hand, *Johnson, 
Knapp, *Phelps, Piatt, Stone. 
Gamma Nu Campaign Committee: 

*Whitney (President), Blumley, *Bruce, Burpee, *Fries, Kinley, 
Pember, Pryne, Smith, *Weaver. 
Fence Orator — *Barclay Johnson. 

Sophomore Year 
Sophomore Crew (Fall) : 

Eno, *Phelps, Eaton, Storrs, *Cuyler, Knapp (stroke), FitzGerald 



Sophomore Crew (Spring) : 

Farwell, Douw, Eaton, Knapp, *Cuyler, *Phelps (stroke), 
^Morrison (cox.). 
Sophomore Baseball Nine: 

Badger 2b., Bentley r.f., Griggs (C. M.) s., *Hand l.f., Hebard p., 
Hopkins lb., McBride c.f., Piatt 3b., Storrs c. 
Fence Orator — Asa P. French. 

Junior Year 
Junior Crew (Spring) : 

Farwell, Clement, Eaton, Wight, *Cuyler, Lay (stroke), 
*Richardson (cox.). 
Dunham '82 Crew (Fall) : 

*Hand, Shipley, Lay, Clement (stroke). 
Junior Baseball Nine: 

Storrs c, Hebard p., Hopkins lb., Badger 2b., Piatt 3b., Griggs 
(C. M.) s., *Hand l.f., McBride c.f., Bentley r.f. 
Junior Promenade Committee: 

Chairman — Asa P. French. Floor Manager — W. P. Eno. 
Griggs (C. M.), Lyman, McBride, Pollock, ^Richardson, *Sholes, 
Garfield and Arthur Battalion, Company B, "Northrop Guards": 

Captain — Knapp. Lieutenant — ^Richardson. 
Yale Hancock and English Club, Company B: 

Captain — *Gallaher. Lieutenant — McBride. 

Senior Year 
Senior Crew (Fall) : 

Farwell, Clement, Eaton, Wight, Knapp, Lay (stroke), Beach 
Senior Baseball Nine: 

Piatt 3b., Hopkins lb., Hebard p., Badger 2b., Storrs c, *Hand l.f., 
McBride c.f., Kellogg (J. P.) r.f., Bronson s. 

Presentation Day, Monday, June 26, 1882 

Orator — C. B. Storrs. Poet— *J. E. Whitney. 
Senior Promenade Committee: 

Chairman — W. H. Parsons. Floor Manager — *G. P. Richardson. 

Darling, Dillingham, Griggs (H. S.), McMillan, Rice, Rutledge, 
Class Supper Committee: 

Brinton, *Gallaher, Jefferds, Lay, *Snell, Yought. 
Class Day Committee: 

Abbott, Allen (J. F.), Lewis, Pratt, Sanford. 


Ivy Committee: 

Churchill, *Fries, Morris. 
Class Cup Committee: 

Beach, Piatt, Pollock. 
Class Picture Committee: 

Abbott, Pratt, Welles. 
Historians : 

Beach, Foster, French, Holland. 


Yale Literary Magazine : 

Brewster, *Bruce, *Whitney, Wight, *Worcester. 
Yale Record: 

*Barnes, Bentley, French. *Hand (Business Manager). 
Yale Courant: 

Abbott, Beach, Storrs. Kellogg (J. P.) (Business Manager), 
Yale News: 

Dillingham, *Gallaher, McMillan, Richards. 
Banner: Pot Pourri: Index: 

*Whitney. *Hand, Wight. Bentley, *Bruce. 

Record Editors : 

Junior Year — French, *Whitney 

Sophomore Year — *Whitney. 
Courant Editors: 

Junior Year — Bishop, Blumley. 

Sophomore Year — Burpee. 



Freshman Year 
Kappa Sigma Epsilon: 

Allen (J. F.), Badger, Beach, Bentley, Billings, Camp, Clement, Col- 
gate, *Cuyler, Darling, Douw, Farwell, French, Friend, *Hand, Hull, 
* Johnson, Kittredge, Knapp, Lewis, Liang, *Long (C. G.)> Long 
(C. J.), Miller (G. B.), *M orris on, Page, Parke, Piatt, Rice, Richards, 
^Richardson, Sanderson, Sanford, Schuyler, Scudder, Sewall, Seymour, 
Shipley, ^Shoemaker, Smith, Stone, Storrs, Titche, Trumbull, Weed, 
Welles, *Wentworth, Williams (H. L.), Wright (A. B.), Wright 

Delta Kappa: 

Allen (M. S.), Bailey, *Barnes, Barrows, Bate, Bliss, Brewster, 
Brinton, Brooks, *Campbell, Carter, Catlin, Clark (F. L.), Collins, 
Corey, Dickinson, Dillingham, Dilworth, Eaton, Eno, FitzGerald, Fol- 
som, Foote, Fosdick, Foster, *Gallaher, Gardes, Gardner, Graves 
(G. H.), Griggs (C. AT.), Griggs (H. S.), Harkness, Haskell, 
Hawkes, Hebard, Holland, Hopkins, Hower, Hubbard, Jefferds, Kel- 
logg (F. A.), Kellogg (J. P.), Kingman, Loomis, Lowe, Lvman, 
McBride, McGuffey, McMillan, Miller (J. C), Moodey, North, Os- 
borne, Palmer, Pardee, Parker, Parsons, Pollock, Porter, Pratt (E. P.), 
Rylance, Saltus, Sargent, Scranton, Silver (E. V.), Silver (L. M.), 
*Snell, Stillman, Sweetser, Trowbridge, *Van Kirk, Vought, Weber, 
Welch, Wells, Williams (E. S.), * Worcester. 

Gamma Nu : 

Adams, Baltz, Bates, Barrow, Blumley, *Bruce, Burpee, *Curtis, 
De Witt, *Fries, Giltner, Graves (C. B.j, Kinley , McKnight, Pember, 
Pierce, Pratt (J. H.), Pryne, Smith, Tanner, Waller, ^Weaver, 
*Whitney, Wight. 

Sophomore Year 

He Boule: 

Badger, Bailey, *Barnes, Bentley, Camp, *Cuyler, Darling, Douw, 
Eaton, Eno, Farwell, Foster, Holland, Hopkins, *Johnson, Knapp, 
Lyman, McBride, McMillan, Piatt, Pollock, ^Richardson, *Williams 
(E. S.), Williams (H. L.). 


Eta Phi: 

Abbott, Baltz, Beach, Brewster, *Bruce, *Campbell, Clement, Fitz- 
Gerald, French, *Hand, Hebard, Kellogg (J. P.), Lewis, Osborne, 
Richards, Storrs, Wells. 

Junior Year 
Psi Upsilon: 

Baltz, Barbour, Bate, Beach, Beede, Bentley, Billings, Bishop, Brew- 
ster, Brinton, *Campbell, *Chenault, Churchill, *Cuyler, Darling, 
Dillingham, Elv, Farwell, FitzGerald, French, Fries, Graves (C. B.), 
Graves (G. H.), Griggs (C. M.), Griggs (H. S.), Haskell, Jefferds, 
*Johnson, Kittredge, Knapp, Lay, McBride, Morris, *Murphy, Os- 
borne, Pardee, Parsons, Pollock, Pratt, Sanford, *Snell, Sweetser, 
"Van Kirk, Vought, *Whitney, ^Worcester. 

Delta Kappa Epsilon: 

Abbott, Allen (J. F.), Allen (M. S.), Badger, Bailey, "Barnes, Bart- 
lett, Bates, *Bruce, Clement, Eaton, Eno, Foster, *Gallaher, *Hand, 
Hanlon, Hebard, Holland, Hopkins, Kellogg (F. A.), Kellogg (J. P), 
Lewis, Liang, Lyman, McMillan, Moodey, "Morrison, *Page, Parke, 
"Phelps, Piatt, Rice, Richards, *Richardson, Scudder, Shipley, *Shoe- 
maker, Stillman, Storrs, Waller, Weed, Welch, Wells, *Wentworth, 
Wight, * Williams (E. S.), Williams (H. L.), Wright. 

Senior Year 
Skull and Bones: 

Badger, Brewster, *Campbell, Eno, French, *Johnson, Knapp, Lyman, 
McBride, Osborne, Piatt, Pollock, Wells, *Whitney, ^Worcester. 

Scroll and Key : 

Bailey, "Barnes, Beach, Bentley, *Bruce, Clement, *Cuyler, Eaton, 
Farwell, *Hand, Hopkins, Kellogg (J. P.), Richards, Wight, 
Williams (H. L.). 

Wolf's Head: 

Abbott, Baltz, Brinton, Darling, Dillingham, *Gallaher, Hebard, 
Lewis, *Murphv, Palmer, Parsons, Pratt, *Richardson, *Shoemaker, 


President Porter 


THE intellectual atmosphere of the western slope of 
the Rockies is more hospitable to irrigation plans 
and railway projects than to educational matters. And if 
it is a relief to me to turn away for a while from such 
material preoccupations, and in obedience to our class 
secretary's request try to catch some memories of the Yale 
life of thirty years ago, nevertheless the limitations to my 
sketch of our instructors must be obvious. Look, then, 
for no complete account of the after lives of the men who 
awed us even if they sometimes won our admiration in our 
college recitation-rooms — for such they were in those days 
rather than lecture-halls. Do not expect from me any 
adequate judgment upon the educational value of their 
methods or their ideals. Dillingham has sent me the ad- 
mirable article by Professor Williams of '79 on the subject, 
and good reading it is. For a comprehensive survey of 
the Yale professors and tutors of our time and a well-poised 
appreciation of their work, go to that '79 Class Book, for, 
with few exceptions, our instructors were the same. 

It was the tutors to whom the duty fell of molding our 
minds by the rigorous curriculum of Greek and Latin and 
mathematics, as we freshmen, confident or timid as the case 
might be, stepped out from the narrow confines of our pre- 
paratory schools into the ampler spaces of the college. 
Beebe, Perrin, Phillips, Robbins, Peters, and Tarbell— I 
think that was the list of our regular freshman tutors. 

Who does not remember the enthusiasm of Tutor Phil- 
lips? If spherical trigonometry and analytical geometry 
never took deep root in my un-mathematical mind, it was not 


his fault. A true teacher, in love with his subject, winning 
us by suggestions of undreamed-of mysteries like the fourth 
dimension, illustrating his teaching by strange models, al- 
ways kindly tolerant of our crude mistakes, shaming us out 
of our laziness by his assumption of interest on our part- 
it is a pleasure to recall his personality. I think we learned 
more from him than we could then realize, and every 
member of '82 must rejoice at his well-earned promotion to 
a foremost place in the Yale mathematical faculty and a 
leading position in the educational world. May the uni- 
versity long enjoy the fruits of his splendid abilities ! 

Our other mathematical teacher, Mr. Beebe, of a differ- 
ent temperament, no doubt, accomplished his work with un- 
swerving fidelity to the highest standards. There was no 
romance about his classroom; there mental discipline 
reigned. Frank Abbott (who ought to have written 
this entire article) has set down some reminiscences, 
and what he says about Tutor Beebe will find a response in 
many minds : 

"One member of the class, at least, looks back with much 
gratitude to the training in precision and accuracy which 
he set up as his ideal. With him no slovenliness in thinking 
or in expression was tolerated. The line of demarcation 
between what a man knew and what he didn't know was 
clearly drawn, and was made apparent to himself, as well 
as to the rest of the class. In Mr. Beebe's classroom 
every man stood at attention, for he didn't know when 
the dread sentence would come out, 'Jones, you may take 
it up there,' and no light upon the location of 'there' or 
the sequence to 'there' was to be had from the instructor. 
What an anxious moment that was when you stepped to 
the blackboard, pointer in hand, with dry lips and quaking 
knees, to follow the arcs, tangents, chords, and segments 
which your lucky predecessor had turned over to you ! 
Haec jam meminisse juvat." 


It is not so much the things they tried to teach us as the 
personalities of our teachers that left the most lasting im- 
pression on our youthful minds. I enjoyed Tutor Tarbell's 
courses, and I then thought I knew some Greek. But his 
austere, almost ascetic appearance is what clings in my 
memory. One evening he was a visitor at some society meet- 
ing, when a debate was on about free trade and protection 
(we had not then had the luminous lectures of Professor 
Sumner), and I well remember how I gained an added 
respect for our Greek tutor's versatility and logical intellect 
as he quietly punctured the hazy generalizations of our argu- 
ments with a few concrete facts, deftly indicating their appli- 
cation to either side of the question. 

Tutors Robbins and Henry Farnam both, as I remem- 
ber, guided us in our Latin study (the latter in our sopho- 
more year), but they were not destined to remain in this 
sphere of work. The former was about to enter upon his 
honorable career at the Connecticut bar. The latter has 
devoted himself to economic studies, and in that department 
has achieved a notable reputation, adding luster to the uni- 
versity. He won our respect by his unfailing courtesy; and, 
as partakers of his genial hospitality, many of us callow 
youth were initiated into a larger world of social amenities. 

Tutor John P. Peters was a Nemesis to many of the 
class, but I am thankful that some fate led me to listen 
to certain evening readings he gave in the Odyssey, open to 
all who chose to come. It is a commentary upon our 
old methods of instruction that I, at least, owe to these 
free readings, rather than to any prescribed course, some 
insight into the glory of the old Greek world, and the 
beauty of the Homeric poems. For this enlargement of 
the intellectual horizon I am glad to record my gratitude 
to one who, probably owing to the ill-judged methods of 
discipline then in vogue, won a reputation among Yale 
undergraduates aptly characterized by Professor Will- 


iams, who says that Peters "will ever be remembered by 
the class of '79 as the Thing it came up against." Dr. Peters 
has earned his laurels since then in several widely dif- 
ferent spheres; and some of us who have known him in 
his later career honor him as a friend no less than as a 
scholar, a preacher, and a leader in practical social re- 

An additional commentary upon those educational 
methods which Yale has outgrown is afforded by Profes- 
sor Abbott, from whose notes I again quote in regard to 
another of our tutors: "Professor Bernadotte Perrin be- 
gan his long and honorable career as instructor and pro- 
fessor of Greek with our class in its freshman year. The 
subject was the Odyssey, in which even the fourth 
division would have felt a chastened pleasure under 
Professor Perrin's instructions, had it not been for the 
fact that, by an unkind decree of the faculty, we were 
doomed to read a book abounding in myths, and the sys- 
tem of instruction adopted made it necessary for us to 
familiarize ourselves with all the relatives of each god, 
demigod, and hero to the most remote generation. It 
proved to be an excellent system of mnemonics for those 
of us whose brains were equal to the strain, and Profes- 
sor Perrin softened the rigor of the system as much as 
possible, but we failed to catch a glimpse of the poet through 
the genealogies." 

Upon the work of another of our sophomore teachers, 
Alfred Thacher, I shall also borrow Abbott's words, 
for it is good for us to catch the point of view of one 
who is at home in that Augustan world which to most 
of us, perhaps, is but a world of shadowy figures: "With 
Mr. Thacher as guide we accompanied Horace from 
Rome to Brundisium, we strolled with him in Rome 
along the Sacred Way, and we shared the poet's simple 
fare while we listened to Cervius' story of the city mouse 

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Professor E. J. Phelps 

Professor J. D. Dana 

Professor A. M. Wheeler 

Professor W. G. Sumner 

Professor A. W. Wright 

Professor G. T. Ladd 


and the country mouse. To Mr. Thacher we owed an 
introduction to all these delightful experiences, although 
far be it from me to suggest that we appreciated our good 
fortune at the time. But a wider acquaintance with life 
and a better knowledge of the Roman poet have shown us 
the debt of gratitude which we owe to our former instruc- 

Professors Wright and Northrop were, I suppose we 
must all feel, the prominent personalities of our sopho- 
more classrooms. Honored names both! Professor Henry 
Wright is too well known to need any extended re- 
hearsal of his sterling work. He was my division of- 
ficer (we had no deans then). Unerringly just, yet kind, 
I knew him. And I do not wonder at the supreme suc- 
cess of his later work as dean. 

As head of the department of English literature 
Cyrus Northrop never sat stiffly in his professor's chair. 
A certain expansive good nature was temperamental 
with him, even when we must have bored him with our 
crude literary efforts. In the administrative work of 
upbuilding the University of Minnesota until it has be- 
come one of the great institutions of the West, he found 
his true career. His bonhomie has never deserted him; and I 
suppose many an old Yale man has been delighted, as 
I have been, to meet in later years the kindly encourage- 
ment he has always been forward to give. 

In junior year we had chemistry under Professor Arthur 
Wright, and physics and mechanics under Tutor (as he 
then was) Edward Dana. Had the Yale traditions of 
those days admitted such laboratory work as now uni- 
versally prevails, scientific studies under these men would 
have been more worth while for all of us. But their 
great abilities were not obscured in our eyes, even under 
the bookish methods which cramped their work. And 
though some of us may have failed to appreciate the 


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Professor W. M. Barboui 

Professor H. A. Newton 

Professor Franklin Carter 

Professor H. A. Beers 

Professor E. S. Dana 


sciences they taught, they both had the respect and lik- 
ing of us all. I well remember one day, when, being 
asked by Mr. Dana to describe "convection," I endea- 
vored by much talking to cloud over the fact that I had 
not obtained the faintest idea from the book-definition, 
but I could not withstand the gentle astonishment in 
Dana's clear-eyed gaze, and I sat down confused, yet 
acknowledging him to be a gentleman even when he 
flunked me. 

It was the privilege of our class in junior year to have 
for our instructor in logic Arthur Twining Hadley, who, 
in the same year when '82 entered Yale, had become a 
member of the faculty, showing his versatility by teach- 
ing successively German, Greek, and logic. Abbott re- 
calls some interesting experiences: "After some training 
in logic, we acquired a certain facility in dealing with fal- 
lacies. With the aid of clues which our predecessors had 
set down in the second-hand copies of Jevons, secured at 
Gulliver's, we almost always scored a fall out of 'the 
undivided middle' and 'the false major premise.' It was 
an interesting game. In addition to the fallacies which 
Jevons furnished, Mr. Hadley gave us, from time to 
time, others of his own invention. These ranged all the 
way from topics in theology and political economy to the 
odds in betting. One Friday, late in November, in dis- 
cussing some fallacy, he was remarking upon the doc- 
trine of chances to the class, which was listening with a 
successful simulation of absorbed interest, when, with 
that impetuosity of manner which was not unusual with 
him, he said: 'Now, if I were betting on the Harvard foot- 
ball game to-morrow — ' It was a master-stroke. No 
man dared spend his time in the classroom day-dream- 
ing after that, when there was always a chance of pick- 
ing up a bit of expert information which might be valu- 
able in a field really important." We could not know in 


those days that the presidency of Yale awaited Mr. 
Hadley, and that the Yale of our day, with its halting 
educational methods, would under his administration be 
developed into a great modern university. But it re- 
quired no prophet to foresee that great things awaited 

We studied German under Tutor Zacher and Profes- 
sor Carter, another man destined for a college presidency. 

Professor Newton may not have been known to many 
of us, but as the conditions of a scholarship which I hap- 
pened to get in freshman year demanded that I should 
take calculus, it was my lot to come under his instruction. 
It was delightful to see the pleasure which he seemed to 
take in the abstruse mysteries of a study of which I 
never got more than a most remote view. 

Professor Tracy Peck, the Latinist, and Professor 
Seymour, the Atticist, were new instructors in our time. 
Latin and Greek being optional in junior year, the major- 
ity of our class did not come in contact with these scholars in 
the classrooms. They were both imbued with the ideals of 
modern education, and I believe could have taught us 
much, had we given them the opportunity. 

I am sorry that I did not take English literature under 
Professor Beers. Appreciation of his profound scholar- 
ship and his refined literary taste was lacking among us 
college youth, for the most part — owing partly, no doubt, 
to what seemed great reserve of character— a fact which 
leads not a few of us to vain regrets in after years. 

Xor was I of the discerning group who elected the 
course in American history with Professor Dexter. But 
it was open to all of us to know him in the Library, where 
we found him indeed a gracious host. Xo one who went 
there for things which the curriculum did not give us will 
fail to remember with gratitude his sympathy and readi- 
ness to help. I suppose many of us, returning in later 



years, have been surprised to find how accurately he re- 
membered us. His heart has ever been in Yale, and with 
Yale men in their work in life; and a figure like his, so 
closely associated with her academic shades, is one of the 
memories we can least afford to spare. 

While some figures undoubtedly have passed from my 
mind, of men who in those days loomed large, I cannot 
omit a reference to the good work of Professor Mark 
Bailey, who as professor of elocution directed our work 
in preparing for the junior ex. and for the commence- 
ment speeches. I now wish I had attended more to his 
valuable suggestions. Probably, also, there is good 
reason for me to regret that, being an Episcopalian, I had 
very little opportunity of hearing the preaching of Dr. 
Barbour, the college pastor. The impression, however, 
which I obtained from the daily chapel exercises and 
from his demeanor as we met him on the campus, inspires 
the belief that he was hardly what in the West is called 
"a mixer." 

Of the instructors of our senior year, Sumner and 
Wheeler stand out conspicuous, I suppose, in the memory 
of every member of the class. Strong personalities, yet 
of very diverse temperament, they taught us more than 
any others of our staff the necessity of clear thought 
grounded upon careful induction. It is true that they 
taught subjects for which our minds were then probably 
better fitted than they were for the abstract subjects with 
which our President dealt. The scintillating brilliancy of 
Professor Sumner's lectures on economics will never be 
forgotten. That you cannot "get something out of noth- 
ing" is a truth which he illustrated with infinite variety. 
And for this we must ever be grateful, even if some of 
us have moved (whether it is advance or retrogression 
this is not the place to say) away from the standpoint of 
enlightened individualism, of which Professor Sumner 


Professor Cyrus Northrop 

Professor H. P. Wright 

Arthur T. Hadley 

Edmund Zacher 



Henry W. Farnam 

Alfred B. Thacher 


was so distinguished a representative. Professor Wheeler 
might not soar like his colleague, but he left us no excuse 
for failing to get some understanding of the mighty sweep 
of historical forces. 

Of Professor E. J. Phelps, Professor Abbott writes 
an appreciation, which all will be glad to read: "It was a 
difficult task to teach to undergraduates a subject so far 
removed from common experience as international law. 
It was a difficult thing for an instructor accustomed to 
the more serious-minded professional students of a law 
school to adapt himself to academic students. Both of 
these things Professor E. J. Phelps accomplished with 
great skill. Such lectures as he gave us on his subject are 
rarely heard on this side the ocean. In their lucidity and 
charm of expression they suggested the Sorbonne, and 
reminded one of the finished discourses of a Boissier or 
a Martha. Professor Phelps had already won distinc- 
tion as a jurist when he came to Yale. A still greater 
honor came to him later when President Cleveland ap- 
pointed him Ambassador to the Court of St. James. We 
who had listened to his lectures in the Old Chapel were 
not astonished to hear of the delight which his public 
addresses in England gave, and those of us who came to 
know him personally after graduation were not surprised 
to learn that our cousins across the water found his con- 
versation and manner equally charming." 

W T ho does not honor the memory of the elder Dana, 
whose long life of devotion to science shed a glory over 
old Yale? In the classroom, I think, we did not feel his 
worth, but if a single-hearted enthusiasm for his subject 
did not meet with the response from us that it deserved, 
there were few of us who were not ready to yield him the 
respect due to his simple dignity of character no less than 
his hoary head. 

Professor Ladd assumed the chair of philosophy at 


Andrew W. Phillips 

Edward D. Robbins 

William Beebe 

Frank B. Tarbell 

John P. Peters 


Yale in our senior year. The metaphysical habit of mind 
was not largely developed in any of us, and I fear that 
most of us were not attracted by this prescribed course. 
Professor Ladd was a leader, however, even if we did 
not all know it then, in that experimental psychology 
through which such great results have been accomplished. 
I think a few of our more mature men, having the good 
judgment to take an optional in this subject with him, 
found reason to be thankful for the choice. 

In regard to President Porter also, I think our recol- 
lections do not rest very affectionately on the studies of 
the classroom. But of his lovable personality there can 
be among us but one verdict. If we did not care for 
"The Law of Love and Love as a Law" as a text-book, 
we nevertheless were conscious that "Prexy" really guided 
his honorable life by the law of love. It is no doubt true 
that the advance of Yale in educational methods was re- 
tarded by the policy for which President Porter allowed 
himself to stand. Yet, if gentleness of spirit and tolerance 
and fair-mindedness count for anything, we Yale men who 
came under his influence may have received benefits which 
we could not then measure. 

In fact, this may be said of most of those men whose 
work I have so imperfectly reviewed, that, if wiser me- 
thods might have enriched our intellectual inheritance and 
given us a better hold upon the problems of life, yet in the 
sphere of character, in those elements of personal life 
which lie so much deeper than the intellect, they probably 
helped us more than we can ever know. 

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OX June 28, 1882, the ties which had bound '82 to New 
Haven were broken, and the band of men who as 
boys had corne together four years before at the Grammar 
School rush, and had worked and played together, whose 
numbers had now been reduced by cruel fate to one hundred 
and nineteen, was scattered to the four quarters of the 
country. Some immediately entered upon the work for 
which the four years had been a training and an inspiration; 
some were privileged to prolong, for a little while, the col- 
lege associations before they, too, essayed to take the places 
in the world for which our Fostering Mother had done her 
best to prepare us. 

Our TRIENNIAL in June, 1885, seemed a long way off, but 
it came at last and brought seventy-three of us together at 
New Haven. By the Saturday evening before commence- 
ment we had gathered together a goodly crowd, and the 
event was duly celebrated. Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday 
brought many more, and in all the following members of 
the class reported: Abbott, Allen (J. F.), Allen (M. S.), 
Atterbury, Badger, Bailey, Baltz, Barbour, Bartlett, Beach, 
Beede, Billings, Boltwood, Brewster, Brinton, Brockway, 
Bronson, Campbell, Clement, Cragin, Curtis, Dillingham, 
Eaton, Farwell, Foote. Ford, Foster, French, Fries, Graves 
(C. B.), Graves (G. H.), Hand, Hanlon, Hopkins, Jef- 
ferds, Kellogg (F. A.), Kellogg (J. P.), Kingman, Kitt- 
redge, Knapp, Lewis, Long, Loomis, McKnight, Morris, 



Osborne, Page, Palmer, Pardee, Parke, Parsons, Pember, 
Piatt, Pollock, Pratt, Rice, Richards, Richardson, Scranton, 
Shoemaker, Smith, Stillman, Storrs, Sweetser, Vought, 
Waller, Weed, Welch, Welles, Whitney, Williams (E. S.), 
Williams (H. L.), Worcester, Wright. 

At the business meeting Abbott was chosen chairman, and 
Brewster was elected to respond for the class at the alumni 
dinner on commencement day. 

In the evening at seven o'clock we gathered about our flag 
at the fence, and, headed by a band of music, marched 
around the college buildings and then proceeded to the resi- 
dence of President Porter, on Hillhouse Avenue. The Presi- 
dent was not at home, but a hearty three times three was 
given for him, and the line of march to the Athenaeum was 
resumed, a halt being made for cheers at the house of ex- 
President Woolsey. 

At eight o'clock the class filed into the Athenaeum, on 
Church Street, and found the galleries crowded with ladies 
and their escorts, who were there to witness the presentation 
of the class cup. 

Sixty-nine members of the class and four former mem- 
bers—Dickinson, F. W. Clark, Folsom, and Seymour — mak- 
ing seventy-three in all, seated themselves about the tables, 
and after singing "Here 's to '82" were called to order by 
Piatt, who, as chairman of the cup committee, acted as pre- 
siding officer and toast-master. He opened the ceremonies 
with a few words of welcome and introduced Whitney, the 
poet of the occasion. The reading of the poem was con- 
tinually interrupted by laughter and applause. 

Then followed the event of the evening, the presentation 
of the cup to Russell Yale Hanlon, the Class Boy. The boy 
was there, looking his prettiest, and so were his proud 

The presentation speech, which was made by Beach, kept 
the class and the audience in the galleries in an uproar of 



merriment, and even the baby expressed so much enthusiasm 
as to be heard above all the rest. 

Hanlon accepted the cup in behalf of his infant son and 
thanked the class in appropriate words, and in conclusion 
presented each member with a photograph of the boy. 

The cup was then filled with champagne, and after the 
baby had taken a pull at it, and while he was crying for 
more, it was passed around the table, and everybody drank 
his health. 

During the dinner the class was entertained by listening 
to responses to the following 


The Class, Asa P. French 

"Death cannot sever 
The ties that bind our souls through mortal years — 
They last forever."— Barnes. 

The Faculty, Frank F. Abbott 

"By education some have been misled." — Dry den. 

Our Clergymen, Benjamin Brewster 

"Priests are patterns for the rest." — Dryden. 

Our Lawyers, Theodore Holland 

"Whoso loves law dies either mad or poor." — Middleton. 

Our Physicians, Burnside Foster 

"Those lives they failed to rescue by their skill, 
Their muse would make immortal with her quill." — Garth. 

Our Business Men, Frank R. Gallaher 

"Through life's dark road his sordid way he wends, 
An incarnation of fat dividends."— Sprague. 


Our Married Men, Wayland I. Bruce 

" Happy the man whom thus his stars advance ! 
The curse is general, but the blessing chance." —Parnell. 

Dear Old Yale, Charles B. Storrs 

"But to see her was to love her, 
Love but her, and love forever." — Burns. 

Owing to the absence of Holland, Gallaher, and Bruce, 
the toasts to which they had been assigned w r ere omitted: 
but impromptu speeches on various subjects by Bill Pollock, 
Jonas Long, and others served to fill the gaps in the pro- 

Later in the evening the class of '75, which was celebrat- 
ing its decennial in an adjoining room, paid us the honor of 
a visit and received a cordial welcome. 

At last the festivities of the dinner were ended, and the 
class made its way to the campus, where a bonfire was 
lighted, and before the morning of commencement day had 
dawned the good people of the neighborhood had reason to 
know that the "glorious class of '82" was again in town. 

Our SEXENNIAL convened on June 26, 1888. About 
thirty-five members of the class attended the business meet- 
ing, which was held at Room B, Cabinet Building, at eleven 
o'clock on Tuesday morning. 

J. Howard Pratt, Jr., was chosen chairman. Messrs. 
Knapp, Pember, and Osborne were appointed a committee 
on obituary resolutions. 

The thanks of the class were unanimously tendered to 
the secretary for his past services, and he was thereupon 
instructed to prepare and publish a sexennial record, and 
to include in it, besides those who graduated, all who were 
with the class more than one year. 

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J. Howard Pratt, Jr., was elected to respond for the class 
at the alumni dinner on commencement day. 

After the adjournment of the business meeting, a class 
prayer-meeting was held at Dwight Hall, and at the alumni 
meeting, which was held at the same time, Badger was 
spokesman for the class. 

In the afternoon Yale beat Harvard at the Yale Field in 
a baseball game, on the result of which the championship 

Immediately after the return from the ball game the 
members of the class assembled at the fence, and, headed 
by the American Band and preceded by the class of '78, 
marched to the corner of Church and Chapel Streets, where 
horse-cars were waiting to convey them to Hill's Home- 
stead, at Savin Rock, for the sexennial dinner. The classes 
of '53 and '78 dined in separate apartments at the same 
place and time. 

The liquid department was under the able management 
of J. P. Kellogg, and the liberality of those who attended 
the dinner enabled him to conduct it on a generous scale. 

There were no regular toasts to be responded to, but 
everybody was given an opportunity to display his eloquence 
if he had any. 

The dinner, while it was orderly, was informal, and for 
that reason seemed to be the more enjoyed. 

During its progress a committee from the class of '78 
entered the room, bearing the compliments of that class and 
also a bottle of wine, both of which were presented with 
appropriate words. 

At the same time Lyman, in behalf of '82, visited both 
'53 and '78 and presented each with a similar token of 

At the conclusion of the dinner it was learned that Ab- 
bott, who had recently been married, was spending his 
honeymoon at a cottage near by. It was decided to rout 



him out and demand an explanation of his absence from the 
festivities. The class, headed by the band, proceeded to 
the cottage, where, after a protracted serenade and loud 
calls for Abbott, the information was obtained that he was 
at the Sea View House. Thither the class immediately be- 
took itself, and shortly after it had made its presence known 
Abbott appeared on the upper piazza, showing evidences of 
a decidedly hasty toilet, and in eloquent words endeavored 
to calm his excited classmates. Nothing would satisfy them, 
however, but that he should accompany them back to Hill's, 
and, rather than argue the question, he yielded to their 

It was a late hour when the classes of '78 and '82 marched 
up Chapel Street to the campus amid a blaze of red fire and 
Roman candles, but plenty of graduates and undergraduates 
were on hand to join them in the powwow around the bon- 
fire and in songs upon the fence. 

The sexennial committee consisted of F. A. Kellogg, J. P. 
Kellogg, Knapp, Osborne, and Pardee, and received many 
well-deserved assurances that the meeting had been a suc- 
cessful and much enjoyed one. 

The following members of the class attended the dinner: 
Allen (M. S.), Badger, Barbour, Bate, Bates, Billings, Bolt- 
wood, Brinton, Brockway, Cragin, Curtis, Dickinson, Dil- 
lingham, Eno, Foote, Gallaher, Graves (C. B.), Graves 
(G. H.), Haskell, Kellogg (F. A.), Kellogg (J. P.), 
Knapp, Loomis, Lyman, Osborne, Page, Palmer, Pardee, 
Parsons, Pember, Pollock, Pratt, Sanford, Shoemaker, 
Smith, Welch, Whitney, Williams (H. L.). 

In addition to the above the following were in New 
Haven at some time during commencement week, but were 
unable to attend the dinner: Bruce, Campbell, Hopkins, 
Lewis, Rossiter, Silver (L. M.). 

We celebrated our DECENNIAL anniversary on Tuesday, 
June 28, 1892. A business meeting was held at No. 176 



Lyceum in the morning, followed by a luncheon at the resi- 
dence of Billings. In the afternoon we went to the ball 
game, and in the evening had our dinner at the old Church 
Street Opera House. About fifty members of the class 
attended. Habenstein of Hartford catered, and Pope's 
Military Band, also of Hartford, furnished the music for 
the afternoon and evening. Those attending the reunion 
were: Allen (J. F.), Allen (M. S.), Badger, Baltz, Bate, 
Beach, Beede, Billings, Boltwood, Brewster, Brinton, Brock- 
way, Bronson, Bruce, Clement, Curtis, Eaton, Eno, Farwell, 
Foote, Graves (C. B.), Graves (G. H.), Haskell, Hebard, 
Hopkins, Kellogg (J. P.), Kingman, Knapp, Lay, Lewis, 
Loomis, Lovering, Lyman, McBride, McKnight, Osborne, 
Page, Palmer, Pardee, Parsons, Pember, Piatt, Rice, Scud- 
der, Silver (L. M.), Storrs, Welch, Welles, Wells. 

The first of our NEW YORK CLASS DINNERS was 
held at the Arena, in West Thirty-first Street, on April 18, 
1896. There were present the following men: Baltz, Bate, 
Billings, Brockway, Colgate, Dillingham, Ely, Hopkins, 
Kellogg (J. P.), Knapp, Lewis, Moodey, Osborne, Palmer, 
Parsons, Piatt, Stillman, Storrs, Welles, Wells, Williams 


These New York dinners have now become annual af- 
fairs. The first Friday in March has been adopted as the 
date, and the dinner is generally held at the Yale Club. 
There are usually thirty or forty men attending. 

Dillingham has presented a loving-cup to be awarded 
each year to the "long-distance" member of the company, 
on condition that if it be won by the same man for three 
years it shall become his own. 

At almost every dinner some member of the class is pres- 
ent who, for some reason or other, has not been with us for 
a long time previously, and the annual dinners have come 
to be regarded as oases where for one evening we live over 
again the happy days of the past. May they long continue 
to bring many of us together each year. 



Our QUINDECENNIAL meeting was held on Tuesday, 
June 29, 1897, and was attended by about fifty members. 
Osborne, the class secretary, called the meeting to order. 
The Parting Ode, written by Whitney for the class, was then 
sung. A vote of thanks was extended to the committee in 
charge of the reunion. Billings again kindly invited us to 
take luncheon at his residence, and the invitation was heart- 
ily accepted by all present. After luncheon the class attended 
the Yale-Harvard baseball game, and Hatch's Military 
Band of Hartford furnished the music. The dinner was 
held at the Anderson Gymnasium, on York Street, at seven 
o'clock, and was served by Sherry of New York. After din- 
ner French was appointed toast-master, and the following 
men responded to informal toasts: Foster, Beach, Lyman, 
and Sanford. A flash-light photograph was taken while the 
class was at dinner. There were present the following: 
Allen, Badger, Baltz, Beach, Beede, Billings, Brinton, 
Brockway, Bronson, Bruce, Clement, Colgate, Cragin, 
Dickinson, Dillingham, Eno, Farwell, Foote, Foster, 
French, Graves, Harkness, Haskell, Hebard, Hopkins, 
Kellogg (J. P.), Kingman, Knapp, Lewis, Loomis, Lyman, 
McBride, McKnight, Osborne, Pardee, Parsons, Pember, 
Piatt, Sanford, Shoemaker, Silver (L. M.), Snell, Stillman, 
Sweetser, Waller, Welch, Welles, Wells, Williams (H. L.) . 

October 20, 1901, brought together at New Haven the fol- 
lowing forty-four members of '82; Allen (J. F.), Allen 
(M. S.), Badger, Baltz, Barbour, Bartlett, Bate, Billings, 
Brinton, Bronson, Bruce, Clement, Dillingham, Eno, Foote, 
French, Graves (C. B.), Graves (G. H.), Hopkins, King- 
man, Knapp, Lay, Lewis, Loomis, Lowe, Lyman, McKnight, 
Moodey, Morris, Osborne, Palmer, Pardee, Parsons, Pem- 
ber, Piatt, Sanford, Shoemaker, Silver (L. M.), Snell, 
Welch, Welles, Wells, Wight, Williams (H. L.). 

Barbour was a delegate from the University of Nebraska. 



Our class lunched at the Quinnipiack Club on Tuesday, Oc- 
tober 22. Every one who attended the Bicentennial will 
always be glad to have been there, for it was an occasion 
never to be forgotten. 

Our VICENNIAL meeting was held on June 24, 1902. 
Thirty-one members of the class attended the business meet- 
ing, which was held at F 1 Osborn at 1 1 130 A.M. Parsons 
called the meeting to order, and it was moved, seconded, 
and carried that Badger act as chairman. He thereupon 
took the chair. In the absence of the secretary, Palmer 
was elected secretary pro tern. It was moved by Parsons 
that there be elected at this and each succeeding meeting 
one to serve as president of the class, who shall preside at 
all meetings of the class, appoint committees, and act with 
the secretary in furthering the interests of the class. The 
motion being duly seconded and carried, Knapp was put in 
nomination and unanimously elected. He then took the 
chair, and, on motion of Badger, the thanks of the class 
were unanimously extended to Osborne, the class secretary, 
for his many services to the class. Parsons then moved that 
the president appoint the following committees : 

Class Dinners in New Haven and elsewhere. 

Class Book. 

Class Finance. 

The motion was seconded and carried. 

In the afternoon the class attended the Yale-Harvard 
baseball game, accompanied by the Waterbury Military 
Band, and upon their return the class picture was taken 
from the steps of the Library. 

The class dinner was held at the Anderson Gymnasium, 
on York Street, at 7 p.m., forty-one members and three non- 
graduates being present. It was served bv Maresi of New 

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of the men present, all resounding with praise of Yale and 
'82. The Waterbury Military Band was in attendance, and 
the speeches were interspersed with songs and music. Dur- 
ing the dinner Knapp announced the committees which he 
had appointed in accordance with Parsons' resolution— the 
following (with the president ex-officio a member of each 
committee) to serve from 1902 to 1907: 

Dinners and Twenty-fifth Reunion: Parsons, Lyman, 
J. P. Kellogg, Pardee. 

Class Book: Dillingham, Rice, Palmer. 

Finance: Welch, Eno, Farwell. 

There were present at the dinner the following: Allen (J. 
F. ) , Allen ( M. S. ) , Atterbury, Badger, Bate, Bates, Bentley, 
Billings, Brinton, Bronson, Dillingham, Eno, Farwell, Foote, 
Graves (G. H.), Griggs (C. M.), Haskell, Hawkes, Hop- 
kins, Jefferds, Kellogg (J. P.), Kingman, Knapp, Loomis, 
Lyman, McBride, Moodey, Osborne, Palmer, Pardee, Par- 
sons, Pember, Pierce, Piatt, Rice, Richardson, Schuyler, 
Shoemaker, Snell, Stillman, Sweetser, Welch, Wells, Wil- 

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held in New York, and preparations were made for what 
was to be our greatest and best gathering, when friends, 
some unseen for twenty-five years, were to come back and 
drink again from the fountain of youth, which exists for 
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The most elaborate and altogether successful twenty-five-year re- 
union ever held by any class in New Haven was probably that of the 
class of 1882 this year. 

Alumni Weekly, Commencement Number, 1907. 

THE foregoing quotation is no eulogistic exaggeration, 
but the expression of a well-considered and apparently 
universal opinion. Our late reunion was as perfect in whole 
and detail as can well be imagined. With every wish to 
avoid extravagant language, it can truthfully be stated that 
the ideal was attained, and that, while other classes may in 
the future approximate or perhaps equal the success of '82, 
the record established by her will never be broken. The 
committees on entertainment 
and finance, working in har- 
mony, organized a function 
based on correct principles, 
and, with what must have en- 
tailed immense personal effort, 
successfully carried through its 
complex arrangements to a 
complete and faultless termi- 
nation. While the thanks of 
the class are due to each and 

YALE '82 

25th Anniversary 



BAGGAGE should be sent to The Hutchinson, 
corner Crown and College Sts. 


a Om 255 CROWN ST. 


1882 • 1907 

every member of both commit- 
tees, it will perhaps not be in- 
vidious to suggest (contrary to 
his wishes) that without the un- 
tiring zeal and resourcefulness of Billie Parsons the results 
accomplished would have been impossible of attainment. 

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The Club House 

A class reunion, while primarily intended to reunite old 
friends, awaken sleeping memories, and renew the feelings of 
youth and good-fellowship, has also the broader purpose of 
arousing the spirit of college loyalty. Both of these objects 
were accomplished, and it is probably true that few of those 
registered left New Haven without a greatly quickened love 
for class and classmates, and a deeper veneration for the 
old university and all for which it stands. It may be added 
that every man likewise experienced a stimulated sense of 
the individual obligation which corresponds to the privi- 
leges conferred by Yale. 

The unusual success of the celebration may be attributed 
largely to the fact that, by reason of the entire expense 
being made a first charge upon the class fund, all financial 
difficulties were obliterated from the minds of those attend- 

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ing. Moreover, the entertainment committee, recognizing 
the requirements of men arrived at middle life, made them 
physically comfortable, and so arranged that physical com- 
fort coincided with sociability and fraternity. The accom- 
modations of the Hutchinson were excellent, while the club- 
house and tent were unique, 
most attractive, and highly 
practical. At no hotel in 
town could the men have 
found better sleeping-quar- 
ters than were furnished 
them, and the club formed 
a center to which all instinc- 
tively drifted when other- 
wise disengaged. The house 
itself is the well-known 
Thatcher residence, on 
Crown Street, and the man- 
sion was completely fur- 
nished by the committee, 
and tastefully decorated 
with bright-colored pictures 
loaned through Dillingham 
by the courtesy of Charles 
Scribner's Sons of New 
York. The entire yard in 
the rear of the premises was 
covered with a large tent completely draping a small shade- 
tree in the center, and fitted with round tables and many 
easy chairs. Lighted at night by electricity and Chinese lan- 
terns, and abundantly supplied with push-buttons, it formed 
a delightful lounging-place. The class is indebted to Loomis 
for the idea and its realization. The whole club was in 
charge of Flemming, a competent and thoroughly satisfac- 
tory caterer, and no spot in New Haven could compare with 

The Tent 


our own club in attractiveness and comfort. In consequence, 
old cliques failed to revive without affecting the renewal of 
old friendships, and it is doubtless true that the intimacies 
encouraged by the surroundings aroused, in many instances, 
feelings of mutual regard, esteem, and friendship between 
men who had been indifferent companions in undergraduate 

While the expense of the reunion was considerable, it can 
be asserted with confidence that the college will gain more 
through the increase of loyalty and enthusiasm resulting 
than it would have gained from the application of the 
amount disbursed to its endowment funds, and it is highly 
probable that, as a practical investment expressed in terms 
of dollars and cents, the money was well applied. More- 
over, in spite of this depletion, the fund donated by the 
class amounted to eighteen thousand dollars, a sum ex- 
ceeded only once by any former class. This not inconsid- 
erable gift was raised by the committee on finance, under 
the chairmanship of Welch, without anything in the nature 
of undue pressure, and was supplemented by a gift of 
twenty-five thousand dollars from Stillman to the fund 
for increasing the salaries of the professors of the uni- 

The following men, eighty-two in number, registered at 
the club, and this auspicious numeral was not the result of 
padding or juggling of any kind: Abbott, Adams, Allen 
(J. F.), Allen (M. S.), Atterbury, Badger, Bailey, Baltz, 
Barbour, Bartlett, Bate, Beach, Beede, Bennett, Bentley, 
Billings, Boltwood, Brinton, Bronson, Burpee, Camp, Case, 
Clement, Colgate, Corey, Cragin, Dillingham, Douw, Eno, 
Farwell, Folsom, Foote, Foster, French, Friend, Graves 
(C. B.), Graves (G. H.), Griggs, Haskell, Hawkes, Hop- 
kins, Hull, Jefferds, Kellogg (J. P.), Kingman, Lay, Lewis, 
I oomis, Lowe, Lyman, McBride, McKnight, Moodey, 
Morris, North, Osborne, Page, Palmer, Pardee, Parke. 



Parsons, Pember, Pierce, Piatt, Pratt, Rice, Rossiter, San- 
ford, Schuyler, Scudder, Shipley, Shoemaker, Silver (E. V.), 
Silver (L. M.), Smith, Stillman, Sweetser, Titche, Welch, 
Wells, Wight, Williams. 

It is safe to say that none of the class failed willingly 
to return, and while every one of the absentees was missed, 
the fact that illness prevented the attendance of Howard 
Knapp, always an enthusiastic classman, and long the presi- 
dent of '82, was especially regretted. The long-distance 
record was made by Jefferds, who journeyed from Portland, 
Oregon, to be on hand, but Richards did his best to rival 
that record by sending Mrs. Richards and their son from 
Los Angeles, California, to represent him. 

Although the festivities were scheduled to commence on 
Saturday, June 22, the number that sat down to the first 
table d'hote in the club-house on the evening of that day far 
surpassed expectations. The men drifted into the tent singly 
and in pairs all the afternoon and evening, and by the time 
dinner was served enough were on hand to guarantee a suc- 
cessful reunion so far as numbers were concerned. Those 
present from the beginning had their reward, for the plea- 
sure of first greetings was like the glow resulting from the 
first glass of champagne. The alternating expressions of 
doubt, hesitancy, and joyful recognition as friends of long 
ago met in the tent that Saturday evening were the source of 
a pleasure always keen, at times humorous, and occasionally 
tinged with pathos, which nothing in the after days quite 
equaled in kind. The advantages of the house and tent 
were demonstrated and appreciated, and from the beginning 
the allurements of the Graduates' Club and other social 
centers were unavailing. At dinner Parsons announced a 
change in the schedule for the following day, and, through 
the courtesy of Eno, a trip on the Aquilo was substituted 
for a luncheon at the New Haven Country Club. 



On Sunday morning an opportunity was given, and grasped 
by many, to listen to the President's baccalaureate address, 
and then forty-five members of the class, accompanied by 
the wives of twelve, and numerous sons and daughters, 
enjoyed to the uttermost Eno's hospitality. 

The Aquilo 

The weather was per- 
fect, and the beautiful yacht 
swept gracefully past the 
Thimble Islands, around Faulkner's Island, and returned 
to the harbor, while, during the sail, luncheon was served 
and appreciated by all on board. The serene and peaceful 
spirit of innocuous happiness experienced by those partici- 
pating in the excursion is typified on the opposite page by 
the illustration of contentment as personified by Archie 
Welch reclining in the stern of the Aquilo. 

The landing at New Haven was made in time for such 
as chose to attend the organ recital at Woolsey Hall, after 
which the men gathered in the tent until dinner was served. 



Toward the close of the meal first one and then another of 
'82's old instructors arrived in response to an invitation 
from the committee, and on adjourning to the tent the class 
was delighted to renew its acquaintance with Tutor (now 
President) Hadley, Dean Wright, and Professors Phillips, 
Arthur Wright, Wheeler, Beebe, Dana, and Farnam. 

Professor Beebe had thoughtfully brought with him the 
little book in which were recorded the marks in mathe- 
matics awarded by him in freshman year, and it was with 
feelings of mingled surprise and pleasure that it now tran- 
spired for the first time that no member of '82 fell below 
3.50 in Euclid or Chauvenet. The faculty appeared to 
enjoy the experience as well as the class, and the innova- 
tion is one which will probably mature into an established 

On Monday the men breakfasted leisurely in the club-house, 
and thenstrolled, motored, 
or rode by trolley to the 
picturesque grounds of the 
New Haven Country Club, 
on the highlands border- 
ing the upper stretches of 
Lake Whitney. To most 
of the class the view of the 
club was one of first im- 
pression, and its charms 
were appreciated by the 
men and the many wives 
and children in attendance. 
Justice was likewise done 
to the more material plea- 

In the Stern of the Aquilo 

sures of the luncheon, and the cuisine of the club was voted 
most excellent. 

The fact that '82 maintains her ancient prowess in ath- 


letics was demonstrated by the victory of her golf team, 
composed of Bronson, Billings, Pardee, and Pierce, over 
that of '77, with which a match game was played, and 
that our class and its wives excel in personal pulchritude is 
attested by the photograph on the opposite page taken on 
the piazza of the Country Club. 

The attractions of Lake Whitney, not to mention those 
of the ladies, beguiled the men until time barely sufficed to 
return to town and meet the trolley-cars chartered to take 

the class to Momauguin, on 
the shore of Long Island 
Sound just beyond Morris 

The evening that fol- 
lowed was one to be remem- 
bered long. It was midway 
in the reunion week. Most 
of the men had arrived, and 
the pleasures of the preced- 
ing days had only whetted the appetite for other festivities 
to come. Joy and good-fellowship reigned supreme. Though 
the water was cold, it could not chill the blood of athletes 
like Lyman, Piatt, Parsons, Bate, Kellogg, and Graves, all 
of whom insisted on plunging into the briny billows, osten- 
sibly for aquatic enjoyment, but presumably to provide an 
excuse for stimulants other than such as Xeptune serves. 
In any event, all the bathers were members of the demon 
chorus, organized by Rice and Piatt as an antidote to the 
angel choir, led by Williams and Bartlett. The effect of 
the mixed music was superb. The Jackson Trio were not 
"in it," and Lyman and Welch simply reveled in the intoxi- 
cating strains of harmonious melody. The weird sounds 
finally aroused the spirits of the vasty deep, and the return 
to town was veiled by an impenetrable mist. 




Tuesday was a strenuous day. In the morning was held 
the meeting of the alumni, when Abbott becomingly re- 
sponded for '82 in an excellent and impressive address. He 

"Fellow Alumni: I find it a little difficult to adjust 
my dramatic imagination to the situation which presents 
itself to me here, for I assure you that there is not a man in 
the class of '82 more than twenty-two years of age. I was 
convinced of that fact at our dinner last night; I was con- 
vinced of it again this morning only a few minutes ago, 
when I sat below the platform, as I used to do, and listened 
to the distinguished president of the University of Min- 
nesota, who is so intimately connected with the associations 
of many of us when we were undergraduates here, and I am 
afraid that the quarter of a century which is supposed to 
have elapsed since the class of '82 left here has not settled 
upon us as yet. We are still seniors, juniors, sophomores, 
or freshmen; we are still climbing the stairs of the Athen- 
aeum or the Lyceum; we are trying to guess what Euclid 
I. 34 is about, and we are waiting in the fond hope that 
dear old President Porter will be beguiled by our eager 
but speechless attention into answering himself, as he used 
to do, the question he has just asked us. To expect one, in 
circumstances of this sort, to make a comparison between 
the condition of the college long ago and that of the present 
time, or to express some sage opinion about the policy of 
the university, confuses us by a sort of dual personality 
with which we seem to be invested, and makes it difficult 
for us to take up our expected role of alumni — who are no 
longer young. But to play that assumed part, not to be 
recreant to what the program calls for from us, I may say, 
speaking frankly, perhaps, not only for the class of '82, 
but for those who were graduated at about the same time, 
that, as men half-way between the radicalism of youth and 



the ultramontanism of age, the policy which the university 
is following under the wise leadership of our President, a 
policy which is a combination of liberalism and conserva- 
tism, recommends itself very strongly to us. 

"In the way of progress, Mr. Chairman, we are glad, of 
course, all of us, at the large number of new buildings which 
have been added since our time. We were glad to hear this 
morning of the additions which have been made to the funds 
of the university, as reported by our President; but we have 
been much more impressed, as we have followed the his- 
tory of the college, and as we have seen conditions here this 
week — we have been much more impressed, I say, by the 
changes which do not meet the eye — by the greater efficiency, 
for example, which has come through the improvement of 
the administrative system; by the increase in the teaching 
force of the university, upon which, more than upon build- 
ings, a university depends; by the addition of new depart- 
ments of study, to which some reference has already been 
made this morning; by the increase in the salaries of mem- 
bers of the faculty of professorial rank. By this last action, 
which the President announced in his annual report of 1906 
was only the first step forward, Yale has not only more ade- 
quately recognized the faithful, efficient, and brilliant ser- 
vices which her faculty is rendering her, of which we are 
all aware, but she has helped to give a dignity to the teach- 
ing profession elsewhere, and has set an example which 
other universities are already preparing to follow. Had 
it not been for the taking of this step, there was immi- 
nent danger, in my opinion, that our universities in the 
future would attract to their faculties only men of mediocre 
ability. Yale has helped to avert that catastrophe. [Ap- 

"We sympathized also, I am sure, as we listened to the 
President's report this morning, with the steps which are 
being taken now, and have been taken in the last twenty-five 



years, toward drawing more closely together the Sheffield 
Scientific School and the Academical Department. We all 
approve heartily of the development of the Graduate 
School, and of what the President has reported to us of the 
plans of the university looking toward the extension of its 
facilities in the way of publication. All of these things have 
served to make Yale what she is to-day— a university in 
reality as well as in name. That is one side of the picture 
which presents itself to us as we come back here now. With 
much that is new, of which, I think, all returning graduates 
approve, all that which we regarded as essential in the old is 
still left. The university still holds that there is no short 
cut to learning, that an education can't be measured off, like 
broadcloth, in hours and courses, that this is still a place of 
discipline. [Applause.] 

"We are glad, too, that Yale has not cast to the winds 
the educational wisdom of generations; that she does not 
say to her young men of eighteen or twenty: 'Experience 
counts for nothing; choose whatever course suits your fancy 
of the moment, or fits into your athletic schedule' ; that this 
place which we have known and loved, all of us, is still an 
institution of liberal learning, and not an antechamber of a 
law school, a medical school, or a railroad office. 

"During the last twenty-five years since my class has 
been out of college there has been a great seething of new 
ideas in education. We have seen many universities driven 
across the trackless sea of unrestrained individualism, un- 
limited electives, and utilitarianism; we have seen others 
pitching and rolling, but making no progress. Yale has set 
her sails to the wind, but she has set her rudder true. Hers 
is a liberalism which combines that which is best of the old 
and that which is good in the new. The fact that we, in 
coming back, find her holding so faithfully to the sound 
ideas which we believed in when we were undergraduates, 
makes our return this week seem to us a genuine home- 


coming, however much may be changed to the external eye. 
[Prolonged applause.]" 

Immediately thereafter luncheon was served for the class 
at the club-house, and while it progressed the business meet- 
ing was comfortably despatched. In the absence of Knapp, 
president of the class, Parsons presided. 

Proceeding with the election of officers, Welch, in putting 
Knapp in nomination for reelection as president, referred 
to the illness which prevented him from being present. At- 
tention was called to the fact that, as a leading spirit, he 
had always attended every reunion and had done more for 
'82 than any other man. The nomination was immediately 
seconded; there were no other nominations, and Knapp was 
unanimously reelected president. 

Bentley, speaking directly to his classmates, stated that 
the chairman need not pay attention to him, as he intended 
to ignore the chairman. He said, very truly, that in all 
the work which had been done by way of preparation for 
this most successful reunion Billie Parsons had had a very 
important share, and he said it was evident to all what Par- 
sons had been doing since the week began. "Partly because 
of the misfortune which temporarily prevents active work 
by our class president, partly because two are better than 
one, partly because Billie is such a good fellow and we all 
love him, I am going to suggest that we add to our list of 
class officers that of vice-president." With this testimonial 
he nominated Parsons for vice-president; the nomination 
was seconded, and Parsons was unanimously elected vice- 
president of the class. 

Osborne resigned the position of secretary, which he had 
held since graduation, and Dillingham was elected. Bentley 
moved that a vote of thanks be passed to Osborne for his 
work in behalf of the class, and for the good care he had 
taken of the men at each reunion. 



Welch, in making report as chairman of the finance com- 
mittee, said that he wished to express to the class personally 
what he had endeavored to say in his letters, namely, that 
they had turned a task which he had looked forward to 
with a great deal of misgiving into an inspiring one, and he 
wished to thank each member individually for the royal re- 
sponse which had been made to his begging letter. It was 
his belief, he said, that each member of the class had paid 
what he ought to pay, and whether the subscription was five 
dollars or five thousand dollars, the amount represented the 
limit that the individual should give. He announced that 
the subscriptions amounted to something over twenty-four 
thousand dollars, which would permit of promising the 
university a gift of eighteen thousand dollars from the class 
after all of the expenses of the reunion had been met, in- 
cluding the cost of the Class Book. 

Bronson presented to the class, to be given to the univer- 
sity in his name and in that of his sons, a copy of a song 
which, written by an undergraduate, had evidently been pre- 
pared for the use of the class of 1796. 

A vote of thanks was extended to the committee in charge 
of the reunion, and to Eno, who had so delightfully enter- 
tained the class and their families on his yacht the Sunday 

The secretary and Abbott were appointed a committee to 
prepare resolutions on those who had died since the last 
reunion. These resolutions appear on a later page. 

Lyman moved that the members of the various commit- 
tees be appointed by the vice-president, and during dinner 
on Wednesday Parsons announced the following: 

Annual Dinner and Thirtieth Reunion: Lyman, chair- 
man; Loomis, Welch. 

Finance: Piatt, chairman; Clement, Stillman. 

Class Records and Thirtieth Anniversary Book: Palmer, 
chairman; Jefferds, Shipley. 



President ex-officio member of each committee. 

Secretary ex-officio member of committee on class records. 

While enjoying the cool breezes at Momauguin on the 
previous evening the class had manfully voted to march to 
the Athletic Field. Pardee, however, with forethought 

The "March' 

bordering on genius, had retained the refusal of two trolley- 
cars as a precaution, and a motion to reconsider the resolu- 
tion of the preceding night was made and unanimously and 
enthusiastically carried. Accordingly, the "march" was 
confined to a promenade from the club-house to the Univer- 
sity Library, where, in accordance with immemorial custom, 
the class picture was taken on the steps. Then, cheered by 
the strains of the Wheeler & Wilson Band, three of whose 
members were connected with it twenty-eight years ago, 
when it accompanied '82 to its freshman dinner at the 



Pequot House, the men boarded trolley-cars and rode com- 
fortably and as beseemed their years to the field. There, 
again forming in order and with the right of line, the class 
marched and countermarched until the seats reserved for 
its use were reached, whence the men viewed with delight 
the costumes and antics of their juniors, reveling in an orgy 
of color and motion which typifies a celebration unknown in 
'82, but now sanctioned by long tradition. The ball game 
was a success in so far as Yale defeated her ancient ri- 
val, but otherwise lacked interest. The spectacle itself 
was what appealed to those of the class, including most, 
who had not seen a commencement game in twenty-five 

The return to the club-house was by trolley, and then, 
with a short interval for refreshment, the class, with its 
attendant band, marched to the house of the President of 
the university, who greeted it with a few happy allusions. 
The march was then resumed and terminated at Heub- 
lein's, where the apogee of the reunion awaited the 

The dinner was well chosen, well cooked, and well served. 
The wine was choice, cool, and abundant, and, when the 
fragrance of the coffee blended with the aroma of the cigars, 
silence was requested, the lights were extinguished, the eve- 
ning star arose, and Chester Lyman shone superb. What 
followed was a complete surprise. Upon a curtain in the 
darkened room were cast reflections of the days of long 
ago: the "old brick row," the State House, the arching 
elms, the campus as of yore, the youthful athletes, the ven- 
erable Woolsey and Prexy Porter, the various class pic- 
tures, and finally, as a reminder of the flight of time, the 
first grandchild of '82. For two hours Lyman held the 
class spellbound in the chains of old association, and then 
the pageant faded like a pleasant dream, and with the lights 
the usual features of the banquet were resumed. 




Excuses, William H. Parsons 

"Let 's have fresh ones whatever we pay for them." — Pericles. 

Lessons, Frank F. Abbott 

"We will our youth lead on to higher fields." — Henry IV. 

Scanning, Theodore Holland 

"It is a bewitching and infectious vice." — Beaumont and Fletcher. 

Rushes, Cyrus Bentley 

"I was bound to follow the suit." — Muldleton. 

Skins and Cribs, Burnside Foster 

"O you blessed ministers above keep me in patience." 

— Measure for Measure. 

Marks and Remarks, J. H. Pratt 

"Tutored in the rudiments of many desperate studies." 

— As You Like It. 

Examinations, Asa P. French 

"His glory is to subdue men." — Love's Labour's Lost. 

At 9:30 P.M., after cigars had been lighted, Lyman, the 
toast-master, rapped for order and said: 

Toast-master: The angel choir [cries of "Oh!"], under 
the leadership of the archangel Williams, will now sing a 
composition of the angel Lewis, and you will please all join 
in the chorus. The air is "Marching through Georgia." 
[Cries of "Very good work!"] [Rapping for order.] 



Boys, boys, boys ! I am glad to see that you have predeter- 
mined that this is to be an informal occasion. [Applause.] 
And I beg to tender to you my apologies for keeping my coat 
on. [Derisive yells and cries of "Sarcasm!" The re- 
moval of your coats bespeaks informality, and informality 
leads to intimacy, and intimacy discloses ties that one would 
otherwise not be aware of. I see before me Foote and 
Pardee elbow to elbow, the tie of Foote matching the shirt 
of Pardee. [Applause and laughter.] Now we have a 
good deal to dispose of to-night, and having disposed of 
considerable in the way of viands, we still have a good deal 
of business to attend to on this occasion, and we must try 
to serve it up lively. 

I suppose those of you who have attended the dinners in 
New York have probably looked forward to its being in- 
evitable to have those letters read, those letters from absent 
members, and I am sorry to say that there are more absent 
members than we had anticipated. The attendance is 
hardly up to expectations, and lacks a little bit in loyalty in 
not reaching the number of eighty-two, 1 which, at the last 
dinner in New York, I prophesied would be reached. 

You have noticed, if you have looked beyond the page of 
viands on the menu, that the toasts savor of the classroom; 
but that selection of toasts was made with the idea of taking 
you back to the past. You know that one of the most im- 
portant things in college and college life was to be able to 
render a good excuse, and we have selected an adept in that 
line to respond to that idea. His excuses will be, not on 
behalf of himself, however, but on behalf of those who are 
absent for one cause and another. Let us hope that it is due 
to circumstances beyond their control — acts of God, as they 
are called in business circles. 

Before calling upon the man who is to respond to that 
idea, I want to say that he is the one with whom I and sev- 

1 Seventy-five attended the dinner, but eighty-two were present at some time during the week. 



eral others have been working for some time in the prepara- 
tion of these events which you have been undergoing and, 
I hope, enjoying. [Applause.] It has been a pleasure to 
work with this man, who is not to be mentioned until the 
proper time (I am working up a climax, you see), and I am 
very, very glad that he received the stamp of your approval 
at the business meeting this afternoon, and is henceforth to 
be designated as the vice-president of this class. [Applause 
and cries of "Hurrah!" I wish to remind you that when 
he was in college one of his claims to conspicuousness was 
the fact that he was the vice-commodore of the Yale Yacht 
Club, and, as my friend Rice has anticipated me in saying, 
somehow or other the word "vice" seems to be inseparably 
connected with Billie Parsons' name. [Applause and 

Parsons: I want to explain that I was once a real live 
commodore, and not a I'/Y^-commodore. I was the second 
commodore of the Yale Yacht Club, and I have a prize in 
the shape of a flag which some of us sailed for on a catboat 
racing up the harbor. 

Well, fellows, seriously, this part usually falls to my lot, 
and to-night I have the regrets which have come from a 
number of the men; but before reading them I want to call 
upon you, all of you, to fill your glasses and drink to the 
health of the absent ones. 

A Voice: There is nothing to fill them with. 

Parsons: Well, get something. Fellows, the absent 
ones. [Toast is drunk in silence.] 

Eno: I should like to propose a toast to the president of 
this class, who cannot be with us. I should like to propose 
the health of Howard Knapp, the friend of all, who cannot 
be with us to-night. 

Toast-master: We will do homage to Howard a little 

Parsons: Such an occasion as this always makes me wish 


I was a poet; but, not being a poet, I have to take some- 
thing that one of my poetical '82 friends (Welch) has 
written : 

Friendship I sing, and youth, those fires that, lit 
At birth, break out in boyhood into flames 
Refining and impelling, and, unwatched, 
Will flicker and die out in later years ; 
Yet fires that may burn brightly all through life, 
And always will when sons of Yale shall meet, 
And, turning fevered eyes, shall stretch their hands — 
In memories — to Alma Mater: for 
She needs but to be call'd, to lovingly 
Bend down and blow the slowly dying fires 
To furnace heat, with breath that brings again 
The perfumed springtime of our boyhood days. 

The first "regret" that I have to read is from members 
of the faculty, and I am sure you will share their regrets 
that they were not with us Sunday night. Professor Sumner 
writes to Chester that he received the invitation and regrets 
very much that, owing to his being out of town, he was 
unable to be with us. Professor Richards writes from 
Westville, Connecticut, regretting very much that he could 
not be present, and desires to have his compliments pre- 
sented to the class. 

A Voice: Did you ask Johnnie Peters? 

Parsons: Johnnie Peters is in New York. 

Fellows, I am sure you would like to have me read these, 
if I only read the names. 

A Voice: Read the letters. 

Parsons: Morgan Beach regrets that he cannot be pres- 
ent, and sends his affectionate remembrances to you all from 
Washington. [Applause.] 

Our old friend Snyder writes that he is unable to be 



Badger: What did he say? 

Parsons: I won't read it all. I will pass it over to you, 
Walter. I think it would do you good to read that letter. 

Burpee writes that he very much regrets that he cannot 
be present, and wishes to express his pleasure at the remem- 
brance of our invitation. 

Pardee: Was that on a postal card, Bill? 

Parsons: Yes. 

Kinley, from Urbana, Illinois, says that he is sorry not 
to be with us. 

Trowbridge writes from New York that he cannot be 

Martin Welles, as I think many of you know, is in Eu- 
rope. More than a year ago, when we were having our 
annual dinner in New York, Martin Welles wrote us 
that he was very anxious that the fund to be raised by us 
for the university should be as large as possible, and that 
he would be glad to contribute to it. That was more than 
a year ago, and unfortunately, during all that time, for more 
than a year, if I mistake not, Martin Welles has been in 
Europe on account of ill health. 

[At this point in the proceedings a passing brass band 
in the street played "There '11 be a Hot Time in the Old 
Town To-night," and all joined in singing the chorus.] 

A Voice: Did you hear that band, Billie? 

Parsons: Now here is another from our old friend Rut- 
ledge. He says, among other things: "I am awfully sorry 
to say that I shall not be able to be present. I shall be 
with you in spirit, even if not in the body." 

Ben Brewster telegraphed at the very last moment that 
he was unable to be present. He had for a long time looked 
forward to coming. The last note I had from him was that 
he hoped to be present with one of his boys, and a day or 
two after I got a telegram saying he had been unable to 
come on. 



Ted Holland writes— 

A Voice: Is that on a postal? 

Parsons: Yes, there is a lot on it, though: "Of all sad 
words of tongue or pen — no" 

Gardes sends his regrets from Sherman, Texas. 

Billie Vought writes from Buffalo: "I have held off from 
answering your letter of the 7th in the hope I could give a 
favorable answer to the invitation to the twenty-fifth re- 
union of the class of '82. I had fully intended to be there," 

Here is a letter from Dick Richards; his boy was with 
us at the ball game this afternoon. [Reads letter.] 

This is from Jonas Long. 

Sam Hebard had, up to the very last moment, expected 
to be present. He telegraphed on June 24: "My mother's 
very serious illness prevents my leaving home." 

Here is a letter from Gardena, California, which just 
reached me to-day from E. A. Weed. 

A Voice: Hurrah for Weed! 

The next is from Miller, whom, I fancy, few of us have 
seen for many years. 

A Voice: Is that Jack? 

Parsons: George B. Miller. [Reads letter.] 

Besides these, fellows, I have received a number of 
shorter notes with just a word of declination, regretting 
that the fellows could not be present. [Applause.] 

Toast-master: The letter from Weed, which I have 
heard for the first time, suggests the fact that he is engaged 
in the occupation of horticulture, and I have heard from 
another source that he is in consultation with that horticul- 
tural wizard, Luther Burbank, and they do say that Weed's 
children are peaches. [Laughter and applause.] 

Now I wish to extend a greeting, not only to the fellow 
graduates of the class of '82, but to the graduates of '83 
and '84. 



A Voice: Never mind them. 

Toast-master: And to the non-graduates. These all to- 
gether constitute the Greater '82. [Applause and cries of 
"Good!"] I use the word advisedly, because it is a fact 
that, through the cultivation of the class spirit, we have 
attracted to ourselves a number of men who, like the tail 
of a comet, may have dropped behind, but you know the 
most brilliant part of a comet comes trailing after. We 
have added such a number of men who feel a loyalty to 
those numerals '82 that the number who respond to any 
call of '82 is actually larger to-day than when we graduated, 
and if that does n't mean a "Greater '82," I don't know 
what does. [Applause and cries of "Good!" Now what 
is it that makes us greater, or has produced that result? 

A Voice: Lyman and Parsons. 

Another Voice: Johnnie Peters, partly. 

Toast-master: Parsons has not only made '82 greater, 
but he will make subsequent classes greater. [Applause.] 

Now we have certain traits as a class, as we have as in- 
dividuals. I was very much interested to hear what Presi- 
dent Hadley had to say, and hung upon his lips to hear what 
he had to say to us about ourselves; but he only said we had 
"an atmosphere." 

A Voice: Don't get sore. 

Toast-master: I think we really have an atmosphere, but 
what we most need now is air. 

A Voice: We have hot air. 

Toast-master: He did not touch upon the qualities of '82 
at all, although we were one of the most loyal classes that 
ever graduated from Yale. [Applause and cries of "Hear, 
hear!"] We are homogeneous — 

A Voice: We are what? 

Toast-master: Homogeneous — not H-o-m-e-r, but h-o-m-o- 
geneous. There are no lines of cleavage in this class, so- 
cial, society, financial, or any other. [Applause.] 



I think I may say one or two words in regard to the class 
without being egotistical, because I do not attribute anything 
to myself. We are democratic, we are all alike, we are all 
'82 men, and we must go on and show to the college, as we 
have, I think, during the last few days, that we are not only 
a unit as a class, but that we are a nucleus, or we are some- 
thing from which can emanate influences which will be of 
use to the college. [Applause.] The highest type of ser- 
vice is work, and that, I think, we have given to Yale and 
propose to keep on giving; but, more than that, we are will- 
ing to make sacrifices. I believe that this class is not a very 
rich class as things are rich in these days of opulence, but 
to-day an announcement was made, was it not? at the alumni 
meeting, of the fact that, through, I will not say the efforts 
of our finance committee, headed by Archie Welch, but 
through that channel, we have raised a munificent sum 
to give to Yale — eighteen thousand dollars, which was far 
more than we thought could be raised. And I think that 
thanks are due to the committee, and to the chairman of the 
committee especially, for affording a way so tactfully and 
diplomatically for the class to express its intentions and de~ 
sire to help the college. 

The college is greatly in need of money, as you know. 
We have got through our begging (and this is not leading 
up to any begging at all), but the members of the faculty, 
as you know, live on mere pittances. I think that a member 
of the faculty on receiving his salary check must feel some- 
what as the Irishman felt who came home on pay-day, 
and his wife said: "Pat, where is the money this week?" 
And Pat said: "Faith, you are behind the times; have n't 
you read about microbes getting on money? I would really 
hate to give you the money that I got, for fear there might be 
microbes on it." "Ah!" Bridget replied, "come off, Pat: 
no microbes could get on your wages." [Laughter.] I 
think the same thing might be said of a professor's salary, 



and that is generally appreciated, and it has been more par- 
ticularly appreciated by a member of our class. I wish now 
to say, somewhat under the protest of the person who is re- 
sponsible for this announcement that I am about to make, that 
there has been a gift by a member of our class, in addition 
to the eighteen thousand dollars already given, of twenty- 
five thousand dollars [tremendous applause and cheers] to 
help the faculty eke out their subsistence and make the two 
ends meet. [Renewed applause.] Now this gift comes 
from one of the most modest men of the class. It is Charlie 
Stillman. [Loud applause and cries of " 'Rah, 'rah, 'rah!" 
etc., and cries of "Stillman, speech!"] 

Stillman: Fellows, I had a long talk with Andy Phillips 
several years ago, and realized the position he has been in, 
devoting his whole life to the work, as he has been, and 
it has been the same way with the whole university. And 
I appreciate, more than anything else, that these men are 
working all their lives on such a small salary, and it was 
with great pleasure that I was able to give a part to this 
fund. [Applause.] 

Toast-master: Boys, as an echo of your applause, I say 
that is a splendid gift. 

I might talk at length about the class and about the col- 
lege, but this is a hot evening, and we have some good talks 
in store. I am just going to cut out some of the common- 
places, and I am going to try and put you back into the 
past, not where you belong, perhaps, but you know we live 
terribly in the present. We come up here to escape from 
ourselves, we come up here and we find that we are still 
living in the present. We feel the new conditions (and 
they are new and they are better), but they are not quite 
what we loved, because they are not the old conditions. 
Now, to-night, with the aid of a little artifice, I am going 
to try to bring you back into that condition of mind which 
will make you appreciate what it is to be a Yale man and 


what it is to be an '82 man, and you cannot appreciate 
that any more than by a revival of the conditions which 
surrounded us, and I do not mean classroom conditions 
[laughter], when you were in college. 

Now I am going to have the lights put out, and I am 
going to have first a song. The lights will not be out con- 
tinuously, but I believe somewhat in an atmosphere that 
President Hadley referred to, and I am going to try and 
create an atmosphere, and I hope you will respond to it. 
Now we will have the lights put out, and the archangel and 
his angel choir will sing a verse of that good old song "The 
Moss-covered Bucket." 

[A screen, heretofore concealed, is let down, and a lantern 
slide thrown upon it.] 

The first picture you see on 
the screen is the face of our 
president, Howard Knapp. 
The man who has been twice 
elected president of our class 
has certainly been a credit to 
us, and he has been a credit 
to the college, and a credit to 
the community in which he 
lives. As undergraduate he 
served the class and college 
well on the football field, 
and not many fields. I find, 
are more exalted than that. 
After graduation he served 
the college by coming back 
and showing his loyalty 
by coaching many football 
teams, and he served the col- 
lege as a professor or tutor in the Law School. In Bridge- 
port we find that he is regarded as a man of public spirit, 


Howard Knapp 


and he has, as a college man, organized the University 
Club of Bridgeport, which of course Yale dominates. That 
is merely another name for the Yale Club of Bridgeport. 
He is so prominent that he has been spoken of there as a 
candidate for mayor. Wherever he has been, whatever 
the sphere of activity he has thrown himself into, it has 
been heartily, and with results which are a credit to him, 
a credit to us, and a credit to the college. [Applause as 
Knapp's picture is seen, and the song "For He 's a Jolly 
Good Fellow."] 

I have these words from Howard: "My loyal love and 
greeting to the class of '82." These are the words that are 
fresh from his pen. You know that he is quite ill, but his 
thoughts are on us. 

Now I am going to ask that some one, and I suggest that 
Harry Piatt be the man, report to Howard the result of the 
election to-day, and the feeling that has been manifested by 
you men here to-night. 

Parsons: Mr. Chair- 
man, can't we rise once 
more and signify our al- 
legiance and our love to 
Howard Knapp? Let 's 
all rise in token of our 
allegiance and love. [All 
rise with the song, "Here 's 
to Howard Knapp, drink 
him down."] 

Toast-master : This gen- 
tleman needs no introduc- 
tion. In fact, if it were not 
for him we would not be 
here to-night. Let 's show 
a bit of loyalty to the old name by singing the old song 
"Here 's to Good Old Yale." 

Elihu Yale 


This is the first Yale building. It is the house of the 
Rev. Samuel Russell at Branford, Connecticut, and, as I 
understand it, this is the house to which the ministers of 

Connecticut came 
and deposited the 
books which consti- 
tuted the nucleus of 
the Library, which 
already requires so 
many buildings to 
accommodate it as 
really to defy the 
ingenuity of archi- 
tects to keep up with 
its growth, if each 
addition is to be of 
a different style, which seems to be the present policy. 
It may interest you to know that our classmate Palmers 

The First Yale Building 

Temple Street 

great-grandfather was one of the men who brought some 
books and deposited them there at that time. [Applause.] 
This may be termed the cradle of the "Yale spirit." 



A Voice (referring to the old well-sweep) : The well of 
the Yale spirit. 

Toast-master: Now we come down to comparatively 
modern times, the time when we came to New Haven. 
[Applause.] This view represents Temple Street, not as 
it is to-day, but as it was w r hen we first came here, and this 
is the street that is particularly noted as having at the end 
of it Moriarty's. [Applause.] It is somewhat as Phila- 
delphia is known as the place where Wanamaker's is. Mo- 
riarty's, the Temple Bar, w 7 e might call it, of America, but 
oh, Temple Bar ! oh, Mory's ! To think that we could come 
back here twenty-five years after, and, so far as I know, 
none has had sufficient interest to go down there. 

Hillhouse Avenue 

This you will all recognize as Hillhouse Avenue. These 
are not contemporaneous pictures, these are pictures that have 


been dug up with some difficulty; and I want incidentally to 
say that Billings has been of great assistance in getting to- 
gether this collection. [Applause and cries of "Billings !"* 
This is Hillhouse Avenue as it was, and there is not so much 
change in its appearance as in the occupants of the houses at 
either side. Beyond the corner there, where we turned to 
the right under the leadership of Marshal Williams earlier 
this evening, is the house where we attended the senior re- 
ceptions of Prexy Porter, and Arthur Wright lived on the 
left, and you see the old Hillhouse place at the end, and that 
is now in the possession of the college. 

College Street 

Inadvertently we seem to be retracing the steps that we 
took this afternoon. We are coming backward from Hill- 
house Avenue into College Street, and of course you will see 
at once that it is not the College Street of to-day. Some 
of the familiar features are gone, but you see the fine old 


State House at the right, immortalized as the background 
of one or more of our class groups which I will show you 
later if everything works all right. 

Chapel Street and "Beers' Crossing" 

This is Chapel Street and the old fence. [Applause.] 
I am afraid you won't understand the pictures unless I ex- 
plain them to you. There is the old fence, and there is 
"Beers' Crossing," where we used to go over and get "high 
rock and lime-juice." We used to stand around that fence 
there, waiting for some one of sufficient opulence to propose 
to go across. [Laughter.] 

[Campus with Old Brick Row.] [Tremendous cheers.] 
[Reproduction on page 89.] 

There you have the old campus as it never will be seen 
again, boys. I think we had better sing about the old brick 
row. We have a song that was introduced in the opera 



of "Penikeese." Let 's have a verse of u The Old Brick 
Row." You see you have the fence there, too — the seat of 
learning. [Applause.] 

Douw: You said, Mr. Speaker, in describing Temple 
Street, that it was sad to think that no member of the class 
had visited Moriarty's. I was there yesterday afternoon 
and drank a Scotch high-ball. 

A Voice: What! Alone? 

[Song by the angel choir, "The Old Brick Row." 


These buildings old, this old brick row. 

In daylight seem in sorry plight ; 
But with what splendor do they glow, 

When touched by magic night ! 
A grand cathedral arch the elms 

Above the glist'ning campus weave, 
And music from the elfin realms 

Is ever heard at eve. 

Amid these leaf-embowered glades. 

The loyal breast with joy doth heave; 
While wandering 'neath these classic shades, 

At beauteous starry eve. 
The grandest marvel of design 

By daytime may the eye delight, 
But never, never can outshine 

The old brick row at night. 

Toast-master: We have heard the angel voices, and now 
"Facilis descensus Averno !"— Alumni Hall [referring to 
next view]. 

A Voice: That is no pipe dream either! 

A Voice: Where is the man to translate that? 

Toast-master: That is easily recognizable. Presently 



Alumni Hal 

we will pass within. 
That is introduced, 
boys, because they 
talk of demolishing 
that fine old speci- 
men of architecture. 
I cannot understand 
the vandalism which 
is going to do away 
with that old build- 
ing and the old Li- 
brary, which I think 
are about the finest 
things on the campus. 
would pass within. 
A Voice: Look at Badger's bald head with Greek on it. 

[Badger's head was in the w T ay 

of the picture.] 

Toast-master: When Greek 

meets Yankee, the Greek has the 

advantage. I said we would pass 

within, but I am not sure we 

would all pass within. I want to 

call your attention to one of the 

most realistic features of this 

production, and that is that it 

shows Badger's head with the 

Greek on the outside of it. 

[Long-continued laughter.] If 

any man has the intrepidity to 

rise upon his feet and translate 

that paper, I should like to have 

him. I call for volunteers ; pro- Yale Greek Emrance Examination 

fessors barred out. Paper of 1878 

Examination for Admission. 


L Xen. An. I.. 5. 8. 

fcfevrec rip i*C 

: Ti TTfi Estonia; 

K ozoj -~-rfS* ^ xaJr: '< koTrz.tvT', "izvro werztp d> 
3odpa r=; -co: i^< xai paixi xari -pax^c tz'xoco-j, ! 
Tovz Tt tojs -oivroUZc jr.-rivcc xai rd; ztxxzia: dxifj «>ac. am 
ti xai orparrvj: ztpi tocz tc-i- : - - :,- jeoan • 

l •-; ii m to-jtocz ua^lflqmuvlu, eiz ro> zrib> friizzo* r t u*z re; 
; kooote rdc audio:. 

Give the present of Sodpac, the comparison of &urm. Ex- 
plain the euphonic changes in dizrn. Point out the predicate 
adjective in this sentence. 

2. Xen. An. II.. 5. 14 

OjS iojuaz us:, ti kieauyL, azujun, tjtx/ cpo^pvj: idroj: ' Tavra 
rap rrp-taoxat: u zt ipoi xaxo: poo/^-Jtxz, &ua d> pot ooxztz xai 

o r jzt jiaou£Z (rsz ipoi azcarotr^^ di-rdnx^rov. ti ;-c 
ibpzda aroiiaai, zortod not fan .:. --.- - ■ ; dzoptn j 
-t'a: r t irziiait*z ; 
What use of the participle is seen in axoim ? To what does 
.Jter ipa) belong ? Construction of pot, of xaxmou;, 
and of x«J0V.ic. 

3. Xen. An. III.. 2. a 

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Ttmtm -a\rc: pta oppf zpooerjvr,oa> to: iHt.. xai Snocw: thzt, 
Joxtt pot, w dx5<.£c, ere: rrew otvzroia; $fm\ izzo-.zan., oimmdz too 
Jtoc Torj ;'C«i7. EXuff'^ [ -:-. OtvTT^Ka 

ozoo d> zpdrzv, ti: tztiiaz. yutya: dtztxwptda. o^jirtzt^aadat At xai 
zot; djjot: &toz; d-jotr. xara tHmmfw¥. xat ozw odxtt zabz\ Icr., 
d>c7£.-xirw -- 


Toast-master: That was the office of the old presidents, 
and that is where that famous old society He Boule got a 
new lease of life. Barclay Johnson and I went in there to 

Old Treasury Building 

see Prexy Porter. Barclay was the spokesman, and I stood 
In the doorway to cut oil retreat, and Barclay said: "Mr. 
President, we want to continue this excellent debating society 
which the class of '81 has conducted so admirably." And 
Prexy asked us if it was a debating society, and we said yes 
— through our spokesman. And that was really why the 
fate of He Boule was stayed for several years. It hung 
upon that answer. 



Old Library 

This picture signifies something to old Yale men. It has 
the old ivies on it, and when we come back here, certainly 
by our next anniversary, it won't be here. We will never 
see that building again, boys, and I hope you will take a 
good look at it. They are going to remove that, too. 

Old Gymnasium 



I will say, for the enlightenment of those men who took 
so much interest in that Greek examination paper, that that 
is the old gym. If you have seen the new gym, it affords 
by contrast a pretty good gauge or measure, certainly, of 
physical development, or I might say of the opportunities 
for physical development. 

A Voice: They turned out some pretty good teams there. 

Toast-master : It all looks small now, but that seemed 
like an awfully long track after you had been around it 
twenty or twenty-live times. 

Hamilton Park 

There is old Hamilton Park, and I have a notion that 
that is an '82 crowd out there. Perhaps some of you can 
recognize it. 

A Voice: Sam Hopkins is on first base. 



Toast-master: That was the scene of some of our great- 
est achievements; that is, I am speaking now from the 
standpoint of the athlete. [Laughter.] 

There you see 
one of the greatest 
events that ever 
took place at Ham- 
ilton Park; that is 
a three-legged foot 
race in which you 
see "Tufa" Dar- 
ling hitched up with 

Three-legged Race -i ■, 

Badger: That is Darling and myself, and "But" Wood- 
ward and Folsom. 

Freshman Baseball Nine of '82 

Toast-master: You don't need to have me tell you whose 
picture that is. That was the old freshman ball nine. 

Badger: We got the fence two weeks earlier than any 



class ever got it. We got the fence the twenty-sixth day of 
April, 1879 — two weeks earlier than any class ever had the 
fence before. 

Toast-master: That nine beat the Harvard freshmen 19 
to 11 and 6 to 5, and judging from to-day's result I think 
they could have beaten this year's Harvard 'varsity. Hut 
that 's nothing. [Applause.] 

Badger: Up in Cambridge we beat them two games, 
the first time the Harvard freshmen were ever licked on 
their own grounds, and Harry Piatt was the man that did 
the trick with a left-hand stop. 

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'Varsity Football Team of '78 

There is what is known as the first Walter Camp team, 
and it is historic to-day, and it must be interesting to any- 
body who was on it, and to the class, to know that it really 
goes back to the beginning of modern football. That is the 
fifteen team, and we had but one fifteen after that. That 
team was interesting to us in our day because it had five 
freshmen on it, four from our class and one from Sheft. 
Five freshmen played in the game up at Boston with Har- 
vard. It was won by Yale with one goal, due to an extraor- 
dinary kick by Thompson from the middle of the field. He 

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hit the ball with the side of his foot. He was not a drop- 
kicker; he was a rush. 

Badger: May I say a word about that? Six men from 
Adams Academy played in the game that he tells you about; 
live were on the Harvard team, and myself on Yale. 

[Badger names the players: Camp, Watson, Peters, 
Nixon, Moorhouse, Eaton, Lyman, Harding, Fuller, Bad- 
ger, and others.] 

Bailey: Let *s have one drink to Chummie Eaton, as 
loval a Yale bov as ever lived, and he would be here now 
if he could. 

[Sophomore fence.] [For reproduction see page 2.] 

Toast-master: That is the sophomore fence, which, as 
Walter said, we got prematurely through the efforts of him- 
self, others ably assisting. That is the fence that I think 
Asa French, if he were here, would say that he had some 
part in getting by his oratory. That was the beginning of 
Asa's oratorical career, as I remember it, which we ex- 
pected would culminate to-night in his response to a toast, 
but he has been called away, greatly to our regret. I don't 
know whether you can recognize the men in that group. 

Murray Hale 

Now we have two old familiar characters, Murray the 
hackman and Hale the postman. I can't unde -stand this 



controversy about having a statue of Hale on the campus. 
[Applause and laughter.] I certainly think Hale ought to 
have one, and Murray, too. 

Professor Wright 

Professor Phillips 

There are Andy and Baldie as they were, two fine charac- 
ters, the students' friends, conscientious instructors; and the 
warmth of feeling that was displayed when they came 
around to see us the other night I think is sufficient apology 
for my selecting those two men to represent the old faculty. 

I must pause a minute to tell you a story that is going 
around New Haven that hinges on Professor Wright. There 
is a famous English lawyer, Sir John Pollock, who came over 
to this country a short time ago. He came to New Haven, 
and a dinner was given to him by one of the prominent men 
here. The leaders of the faculty and other prominent citi- 
zens were invited to meet him. Shortly after the dinner 
began, Sir John Pollock's head began to nod, and in a short 
time his chin was on his chest, his eyelids were drooping; he 
was snoring and fast asleep. The other guests were aghast, 
but, with true New England politeness, they went right on 



with their conversation and paid no heed to him whatever. 
In a short time Sir John woke up and resumed his conversa- 
tion with his neighbors. In due course the party went out and 
had their cigars, etc. (it was a stag party), and Sir John 
took his leave rather early, and his host accompanied him 
to the door. On his return he was plied immediately with 
questions as to whether Sir John apologized, because there 
was a general feeling that his deportment was, to say the 
least, quite an innovation, if not a breach of international 
comity. "Well," the host said, "he did n't exactly apolo- 
gize, but, just as he was going out of the door, he said: 'I 
am stopping, you know, with Dean Wright, and they rise 
very early at the dean's.' " [Laughter.] 

'Varsity Football Team of '79 

Now we are passing on chronologically, you realize. 
There is the football team of the next year. That is the 
last "fifteen." That team had an honorable record, but 
they were not champions, as I recollect it. 



There is the old 
Cabinet Building, 
where the read- 
ing-room was. I 
cause it has gone 
out of existence; 
you can see it no 

A Voice 

Cabinet Building 

That is where we had Newton. 

Old Laboratory 

Toast-master: Here is the old building at the left where 
Professor Arthur Wright held forth. As he said the other 
night, the incandescent lamp which he exhibited to us he 
believed to be the first incandescent lamp that was ever 
exhibited or lighted in Connecticut. I remembered that fact; 
but I want to say (which I did not say to him) that I re- 
membered also the fact that Professor Wright said that the 
electric light would, no doubt, play a very important part in 
outdoor illumination, but it would probably never be used 
for interior illumination [laughter], showing the short- 
sightedness of even the most enlightened. 




Now that is a group of the "Penikeese" opera caste. I 
should like to have Billie Williams or somebody tell who 
some of those disreputable-looking characters are. 

Williams: There is Frank Snell, Miss Gaffney, who sang 
in Trinity Church at that time, Woodward, etc. [Naming 

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Professor Phelps Professor Dana 

Toast-master: We have had the men who are particu- 
larly dear to our class, and these are two of the men who 

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typify the old Yale. "There were giants in those days." 
Those were two of the grand old men. You know the after 
career of Professor Phelps as Minister to England, and 
Professor Dana, of course, is also gone. 

President Porter 

[Long-continued applause and cheers.] 

President Porter's characteristics have been splendidly 
portrayed in some verses by Rogers of '83, and I will read 
you just a verse or two of his tribute : 

Alike all loved him: careful student, drone, 

Scapegrace or steady man ; all knew 
His mild reproof was for their help alone, 

And his reproofs were few. 
No man remembers him to have his heart 
Tingle with some keen, unforgotten smart. 

No gift of comeliness had he, scant grace 

Of bearing, little pride of mien — 
He had the rugged old-time Roundhead face, 

Severe and yet serene ; 
But, through those keen and steadfast eyes of blue 
The soul shone fearless, modest, strong, and true. 


Glee Club 

This is the Glee Club, senior year. I want to say that of 
course it was impossible to get a complete collection of the 
athletic teams or other views, so I just picked out these 
that are shown as typical. You will look upon this view 
with variable degrees of pleasure, probably. 

'Varsity Crew of '82 

There is the university crew, senior year: Hull, Storrs, 
Rogers, Parrott, and others. 


Football Team of '81 

One more football team. They were the champions that 
year, and, as I remember it, that year we had the tri-cham- 
pionship, the triple crown. [Applause.] 

Varsitv Ball Nine of '82 

There is the ball nine, the 'varsity of senior year. They 
were the champions. That is one of the nines that used to 
beat the professionals. That was a great team, boys. If 


I am not mistaken, that was the year that Harry Piatt led 
the batting list of all the intercollegiate nines; is that so, 

Piatt: No, it is not so. [He led the fielding in '81.] 

Badger: I want to tell you one thing. We saw the ball 
game played to-day. When Harry Piatt played on that 
ball team, he said: "Badger, I can't do the trick." I said: 
u Yes, you must, Harry." He said: "Then I will try." He 
showed me his arm. From the shoulder down to his wrist 
it was absolutely black and blue. Harry Piatt played the 
game out for old Yale and '82, and we won out. [Ap- 
plause.] May I say one thing more? You remember to-day 
that the first baseman jumped up in the air and caught the 
ball, and the man running was not out. I said to Harry: 
"I tell you, Harry, if that had been Sam Hopkins, he would 
have lengthened out." [Laughter.] 

Parsons: Boys, three times three for Harry Piatt. 

Toast-master: Badger's allusion to Sam Hopkins re- 
minds me of some quotation, I don't know whom it is from, 
but it runs to the effect that "Their endowments make these 
base men great." [Loud laughter.] 

['82 trophies.] [Reproduction on opposite page.] 

In lieu of showing all the teams in whose honors '82 
shared, I will just show in this picture a few of our trophies. 
These are the trophies of senior year. It is impossible to 
show all on a screen only about five, by six feet. 

Badger (pointing) : That is the one "Tufa" Darling 
and I won in the three-legged race. I have it in my room 

Toast-master: Fellows, we do not look upon athletics as 
the chief thing in college life, but we think they have a good 
deal to do with the development of the Yale spirit. I think 
that is about the last of the athletic pictures, and now sup- 
pose we give three times three cheers for the athletes of 
Yale of our time. 

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'82 Trophies 


Parsons: Three times three for the athletes of our time 
and of our own class. 

Pardee: I want to give three times three for Chester 
Lyman for thinking of all these pictures and pulling them 
out here, for he is the only man that w T ould think of it. 

Toast-master : You wait, please, until I get through. 

[Graduation group.] [Reproduction on opposite page.] 

Here is the graduation group of our class, taken at the 
old State House. That shows how T nice a thing it is to 
select a good background, because the old State House is no 
more, and that view is of historic interest to us all. 

I should like to have the lights turned up, and if you will 
turn to the songs of '82, you will find the Parting Ode there. 
Let us sing the Parting Ode, because that was the breaking 
up, that was the end of the first era of '82. 



Swift our college days have passed, 

Like a vision fleeting, 
Filled with joys too bright to last, 

Down the years retreating ; 
And the ever earnest call 

Of the years advancing, 
Speaking to us one and all, 

Breaks the dream entrancing. 

While we swell the parting strain, 

Be it softly spoken, 
We shall never meet again 

In a band unbroken. 
But though severed far and wide, 

With new scenes delighted, 
Time nor tide can e'er divide 

Hearts at Yale united. 

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And whatever may ensue, 

Fortune less or greater. 
We will live for Eighty-two, 

And for Alma Mater. 
Then before the last farewell 

Let us pledge to cherish 
In our hearts their happy spell 

Till remembrance perish. 

Barclay Johnson 

Ernest Whitney 

Toast-master : Boys, "lest we forget,'' here are two of the 
men who were very prominent in our college life, and would 
have been prominent in after life, had their lives been pre- 
served. I reproduce this because Barclay, as you know, 
was our valedictorian, a lovable fellow, and Whitney was 
our class poet, a lovable fellow. They stand for that large 
number who have gone already. Wentworth was the first. 
Barnes, though not in our class at the time, followed quickly. 



Shortly after we were graduated, Cuyler went over to the 
beyond, and then, one after another, some of our best men 
went. Now let us not forget that all these men were an 
important element in our class, and simply because they 
have gone ahead, let us not fail to cherish their memories. 
Let us stand and drink a toast to the dead, a silent toast. 

Now, while we are standing, I want you to sing the Ivy 
Ode, which Whitney composed. The air is "Lorelei." 


O Ivy newly starting 

In tenderness and grace, 
Our final clasp at parting 

Above thy resting place 
Shall hallow thee forever, 

While memory is true 
To ties that now we sever 

Around dear 'Eighty-two. 

May Spring give thee the vigor 

To flourish in thy seat, 
Despite the Winter's rigor, 

And Summer's scorching heat; 
May rains and sunbeams gentle 

Like blessings on thee fall, 
Until thy beauties mantle 

The cold and naked wall. 

O lend us inspiration 

To live as thou wilt live, 
Whatever be our station, 

To ever nobly strive 
With fairest deeds of duty, 

Though fond ambition fail, 
To deck with fadeless beauty 

The name of dear old Yale. 


[Twentieth reunion group.] [Reproduction on page 51.] 

Now we come down almost to the present. We have 

reached the end of our college reminiscences. This is the 

'82 group, with which most of you are familiar, and I think 

I need not delay with it, the twentieth anniversary group. 

Tutor Hadlev 

President Hadlev 

Those show Hadley as he was in our time, and as he was 

a short time ago. Let 's have 
three times three for the tutor 
and for the President. [Three 
times three for President 

I am introducing Holland 
now a little out of place, be- 
cause he is unable to be here 
to respond to the toast as 
billed. I am sure he is most 
regretful himself. That is 
Ted Holland in his most re- 
cent photograph. He sent on 

Ted Holland 


some very interesting lines which will be read later. Ted is 
out in Denver, and only the call of duty prevented his being 
here. I have had correspondence with him, and Billie has, 
and he was keen to get here, and it was only a sense of 
duty that kept him away. 

That is Senator Kittredge 
of South Dakota as he is. 
He was unable to be here 
because, as I understand it, 
his continuing to be Senator 
hinged upon his remaining 
out West and conducting a 
vigorous campaign. I want 
to say, as you perhaps know, 
he is known as the silent Sen- 
ator, and he certainly is a 
wonderfully modest man. I 
had great difficulty in even 
getting a picture of him. I 
had men searching the pho- 
tograph galleries of Wash- 
ington, and all they could 
find was a negative. I don't 
know whether that indicates that he is so modest as not to 
have his picture taken, or whether they are in such demand 
that the supply is exhausted. Kit, as you know, has been a 
conspicuous figure in Washington, and his reputation rests 
largely upon his vigorous fight, first, for the Panama Canal, 
and, secondarily, for having the canal built on a level. It 
seems that they were not willing to have the canal built "on 
the level," so that I think that scores a point for our mem- 
ber. We little thought that Kit would become the biggest 
dig of the class. [Applause and three times three for the 

Senator Kittredge 



At Triennial 

At Present 

The Class Bov 

That is Russell Yale O'Hanlon, although I think at the 
time the picture was taken it was Russell Yale Hanlon, 
which reminds me of the story of a fellow by the name of 
Hooley who came over from Ireland. He said: "When I 
first went to work, I was called Pat, and pretty soon they 
began to call me Patrick Hooley. I became foreman of our 
job, and they called me Mr. Hooley. When I became alder- 
man they called me the Honorable Mr. Hooley, and one 
day I was walking up Fifth Avenue with my wife, and I 
went into one of the churches, and started to walk up the 
aisle, when all the people got up and began to sing 'Hooley, 
Hooley, Hooley!' ' [Laughter.] There is the boy, and 
there is the man. That picture was taken in the Sierras, 
where he was an engineer. He was a self-educated engi- 
neer. I gather from his history that O'Hanlon was unable 
to afford himself a college education, so he took a course 
in the Scranton Correspondence School and made himself 



an engineer, and has gone on very successfully, up step by 
step, and at the present time he is in Korea in connection 
with the Oriental Randolph Exploration Company, or some- 
thing of the sort. I have a notion that it is one that I Iarry 
Piatt may know something about, but I am not sure. 

Piatt: Mr. Toast-master, I propose three times three for 
the Class Boy. 

Toast-master: When the questions were sent out by Dill- 
ingham in preparation for our record, I was astonished at 
the thoroughness of them. It seemed to me that he had pro- 
vided for everything excepting for what an X-ray picture 
would show, for he had asked all kinds of questions con- 
ceivable. He had even asked you to fill in statistics in regard 
to your grandchildren! I did n't know whether that was in 
anticipation of the fact that the records might be some time 
in coming out [derisive laughter], judging from past ex- 
perience (due, of course, not to any remissness on the part 
of the publication committee, but to the great difficulty of 
getting replies quickly). In looking over the twentieth 
reunion record, I noticed that Dil- 
lingham, in his preface, spoke of 
the short-Qommgs of the record. It 
seemed to me that a more proper 
term would have been the long- 
comings of the record. [Laugh- 
ter.] Now, by a sagacity which is 
very remarkable, they have pro- 
vided for things just as they are, 
and others of the class have not 
been idle either. I don't know 
whether to commend most those 
who prepared the questions as to 
who your grandchildren were, or 
those who were at work producing grandchildren, because, 
boys of '82, that is your first grandchild! [Applause.] I 


The Class Grandchild 


don't know his, her, or its exact name, but I know that it is 
the grandchild of Chummie Eaton. [Loud applause and 
three times three for our grandchild.] It is a fact, and the 
baby is only a few days old, less than two weeks, I think, and 
it is the child of Chummie EJaton's daughter, and but for 
that event Chummie would be with us to-night. 

Allen: I did n't know it affected the grandfathers that 

way, Chester. [Laughter.] 
Toast-master : This is 
an opportune time, before 
proceeding to expatiate on 
this present picture before 
us, to allude to a message 
that I have here, two mes- 
sages in fact, if I can find 
them. You know that we 
expected Brewster here, 
and you know what an 
earnest, enthusiastic fel- 
low he is, and he set his 
heart on coming, but there 
was an event anticipated 
in his family which made 
it very uncertain as to 
whether he would come or not. I learned this from a doc- 
tor who has recently arrived from Salt Lake City, and we 
also have a telegram from him. You know Brewster was a 
good deal of a wit, but I think the best joke that he ever 
perpetrated is comprised in this despatch from him, which 
reads: "I must abandon trip; little William will not hurry." 

Shortly before I came over here this evening, I received 

this despatch: "William came to-night, and yells for '82." 

[Applause and three times three for little William Brewster.] 

You remember, those of you who were here two years 


Welles Kennon Rice 


ago at the ball game, how the result hung in the balance, 
and the class boy of '80, the class that was holding its twen- 
ty-fifth anniversary, stepped up to the bat, hit the ball, and 
made a home run, and that was accounted the most delight- 
ful event of the anniversary of the class of '8o. Now this 
is anticipating a little, but I want to introduce to you now 
the son of Rice, Welles Kennon Rice, who is a member of 
the university crew, and will surely do creditable work next 
Thursday, and it would certainly be a great satisfaction to 
us if we could see him, and the other seven men who will 
probably help him some, carry the boat over the line ahead 
of Harvard. [Loud applause and three times three for 
young Rice.] 

Rice: Billie kindly gave me a badge for the boy, which 
I have sent down to him, and 
if they win, the '82 badge will 
go over the line first. [Ap- 
plause.] The boy sent his 
thanks to the class for it. 

Toast-master : I want to 
bring in the man on whom 
more eyes in this country are 
fixed than perhaps on anybody 
else, excepting the President. 
And we hope some day (I 
think a great many of us do, 
but I don't want to make any 
political issue at all) that he 
will be the successor of Presi- 
dent Roosevelt, and those of 
us who can do so conscien- 
tiously will support him and • Biir Taft 
will welcome seeing such a 

sterling, typical, representative Yale man as Bill I aft suc- 
ceed to the Presidency. [Applause.] It reminds me of a 



little story that I heard about him. He was having his 
shoes shined on a public stand, and he was being very much 
annoyed by newspaper boys trying to sell him papers. A 
friend waiting for him finally said to the boys: ''There is 
no use asking that man to buy, or talking to that man; he is 
deaf, he can't hear what you say." "Gee whiz!" said the 
bow "is that so? He 's a fat son-of-a-gun, ain't he?" 


That is "Ting." I sup- 
pose you are more or less 
familiar with his career, and 
with the fact that he has 
risen to high rank in China, 
and has had a very honora- 
ble career since he left col- 
lege. For twenty years, I 
think, he was confidential 
secretary and adviser of Li 
Hung Chang, who is looked 
upon by all Chinese and the 
world at large as being the 
greatest Chinese statesman 
of our day, and Sir Chen- 
tung Liang Cheng, the pres- 
ent Chinese Minister, said 
that very much of the credit 
that had been given to Chang for broad views was due, 
no doubt, to the counsel and advice of his confidential ad- 
viser and secretary, our old friend "Ting." "Ting," as 
you probably know, is to succeed the present Chinese Min- 
ister, Sir Chentung, and we hoped to have him here to- 
night, but he will not come to this country for a month or 
two. After being secretary of Chang, he was made taotai 
of Tientsin, and that is a very high position and office, and 
a very remunerative one. I am told that his salary was 

^ing" as an Undergraduate 


three hundred thousand dollars a year, but that, in a spirit 
of retrenchment, they had cut the salary down to one hun- 
dred and fifty thousand dollars; still, as Sam I [opkins very 
aptly said, "every day counts when you are getting a salarv 
of one hundred and fifty thousand dollars a year." [Laugh- 
ter and applause.] 

Welch: I want to say here is a telegram that came from 
"Ting" by which some of that salary goes into the '82 fund. 
[Three times three for "Ting."] 

"Ting" Liang 

Toast-master: In the center you see "Ting" as he is now 
or w r as quite recently; the center dignitary is "Ting," and 
is n't it quite interesting to see the changes in the man? 
"Ting" was w r ith us about three years, but during a revolu- 
tion in the government he w r as recalled. It was not within 
the range of possibilities for him to complete his course and 
take his degree. But I am authorized to state to the mem- 


bers of the class only that the faculty have recommended 
that he receive the degree of A.B., with enrolment in the 
class as of '82, and the corporation will confirm it to-mor- 
row, and the announcement will be duly made. [Applause.] 


(Dedicated to the new Chinese Minister) 1 

We revel in song, 

Oo-long and ping-pong, 
Far o'er the ocean and with deep emotion 

Make love to "our best" 

At the chop-suey fest 
As with chop-sticks we beat on a gong. 


"Ting" Liang, "Ting" Liang, 

Oo-long, ping-pong, 
Those are the principal words of our song, 

"Ting" Liang, "Ting" Liang, 

Oo-long, ping-pong, 
As with chop-sticks we beat on a gong. 

Toast-master: The class has achieved honor in almost 
every sphere of activity that I can think of, but it seems 
as though in the medical profession we had been quite pre- 
eminent. In various cities East and West we have men w T ho 
stand high in the medical profession. Here is the man who, 
as you know, was one of the quiet workers in college, who 

1 Although generally understood to be the appointee at this time, "Ting" was subsequently 
appointed President of the Board of Foreign Affairs, and did not come to this country. 



has gone steadily forward, who has advanced not only by 
reason of his accomplishments, but by reason of his per- 
sonal character— such an 
important element in a suc- 
cessful professional man, 
particularly in medicine. 
That preeminence which 
he enjoys in Xew York and 
in the country has received 
the recognition of all his 
confreres in the profes- 
sion. They have united, 
some of the most eminent 
physicians have united, in 
seeking for him some rec- 
ognition from his Alma 
Mater, and I have the 
pleasure of announcing (I 
think this is news to almost 
all of you), and this is 

. Cragin 

anticipating another an- 
nouncement of to-morrow T , that Cragin will receive the de- 
gree of M.A. [Applause.] I wish I could quote to you 
some of the high testimonials which it was my privilege to 
read from some of the most eminent men in the country 
in regard to his attainments. To be slightly "levitious" 
—to use the word he coined in classroom — I saw a list 
of the works that he has contributed to the science of medi- 
cine and surgery, and he has written whole volumes on sub- 
jects which it makes me blush to even think about. [Laugh- 
ter.] I am sure that even the titles must be excluded from 
our class record, or the records will be excluded from the 
mails. Let 's give three times three cheers for Cragin, one 
of the most eminent men of the class. 



I have been really anticipating, and I must go back a bit 
to bring me down to the immediate present, and the next 
view will conclude the series. 

[Class picture taken 2 P.M., June 25, 1907.] [Repro- 
duction on page 54.] 

This is the view taken of us this afternoon at the Library, 
and it is an extraordinarily good view, I think. I don't think 
it is necessary for any one to point out who they are. 
[Laughter and applause.] 

Now I think a song would be in order. That is the end 
of the pictures. I hope I am not protracting the program 
too much. 

We now are down to the toasts, and we are going to ask 
one man to work overtime to-night, as he has already made 
one speech to-day. This is a man who, through accident of 
birth, occupied the first position in the class at the beginning 
of our course. His name began with A, and was first on the 
list when the class was divided alphabetically; but, overcom- 
ing or rather supplementing the advantages of birth, he 
very nearly held the position of supremacy, only being sur- 
passed by our dear valedictorian Barclay. The man whom 
I have in mind has devoted himself to the teaching of 
young men, and another accident has placed him where 
his influence is not in the direction of producing men for 
Yale, but he is doing great work in connection with a 
sister university. He, with President Harper, went to Chi- 
cago in 1890, I think, or 1892, and organized Chicago 
University, which has become so great an institution. This 
man stands as one of the representatives of a large element 
of our class who have devoted themselves to pedagogic 
work; no less than fourteen of them are so occupied, exem- 
plifying the saying, which is very common in regard to Yale, 
that she is the "teacher of teachers." It is in recognition of 
that fact that we are serving to-night that beverage which 
must be to the pedagogues as ambrosia was to the gods and 


demigods of the past— Teachers' Scotch. Had we known 
that Scotch whisky was the beverage of the teachers, I am 
sure more of us might have followed that line. [Laughter 
and applause.] I will now ask Professor Frank Frost Ab- 
bott to respond to the toast "Lessons." Abbott, you may 

Abbott: Mr. Toast-master and Fellows: You have 
heard enough from me already. I am not really responsible 
for this second appearance to-day, and I want you to charge 
it up to the committee, to which we are charging up every- 
thing, of course, to-night. I have no speech to make, but 
now that I am on my feet, there are two things that I want 
to say. One is that I shall always remember that noble 
army of martyrs that I looked down on from the platform 
in Alumni Hall this morning during those two sweltering 
hours of oratory. When there were easy chairs and cooling 
drinks in the class tent, it was one of the most touching illus- 
trations of class loyalty that I have ever had the good for- 
tune to witness, to see those heroic souls sit and wait for the 
class of '82 to be called upon, and it will be a very pleasant 
thing to remember in the future. [Applause.] 

The other thing that I want to say (because I am not 
going to take the time of the others who are to follow, and 
whom you want to hear more than you want to hear me) — 
the other thing that I want to say is suggested by the flatter- 
ing remarks, unnecessarily flattering remarks, which the 
toast-master made in introducing me. After hearing them, 
I feel that perhaps I ought to say a word in excuse of my 
apparent falling from grace in the choice of a profession. 
Many of us did not have the pleasantest impressions in all 
cases of the man behind the desk twenty-five years ago. 
[Laughter.] But Fate has put me there for the last twenty 
years or more ; yet there are extenuating circumstances which 
I think even such a rigid jurist as our learned classmate 
from Waterbury, for example, or my distinguished legal 



friend here at the right would regard as lessening the hein- 
ousness of the offense. For instance (this is personal, be- 
cause this is a family party to-night), I have tried to take 
our soft-spoken clergyman friend of freshman year, whose 
memory is still green with some of us, as a warning, not as 
an example. [Applause.] 

I have also tried to put myself in the place of the man on 
the bench. I have remembered that list of fine fellows, 
which runs from J. Allen, M. Allen, Atterbury, Badger, 
Bailey, to Wells, Wight, Williams, and Wright. I try to 
remember that what happens in the classroom does n't 
count. It was our life together outside the classroom that 
did count, and I think we have all felt here this week, more 
perhaps than we even felt in college, that the coming to 
know one hundred and fifty or more fine fellows, in fair 
weather and in foul, is the thing that is really worth while. 
When you and I have happened to meet during the last 
five, ten, fifteen, or twenty years, and during this last week, 
when we have talked over things together, we have not 
talked about geometry or political economy, or even about 
that most fascinating subject of Latin, but we have talked 
of the little things that happened to us together. Not that 
these small happenings were in themselves important; they 
were not tragic; they were not so very funny, either, but 
they were significant to us because they brought up the old 
days, because they were a part of our life here together. 
So the first thing we think of in these reunions is not, it 
seems to me, what men in the class have done in the last 
twenty-five years, for we knew they would do things worth 
doing in the world, but it is what they were as men twenty- 
five years ago, what they are as men to-day. [Applause.] 
Of course we are proud of their achievements. When peo- 
ple talk, for instance, about the relations between the far 
East and America, we think of one of the members of our 
class who has had and still has so distinguished a part in 

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directing them, as the toast-master said a few minutes ago. 
When any one speaks of the Panama Canal, we call to mind 
another member of our class who has laid broad and deep 
the legal foundations of that enterprise. Still other '82 
men are at the top of their professions in the law, in medi- 
cine, in education; yet it is not thai that we think of. We 
knew they could do these things. It is what they were and 
what they are as men which appeals to us. [Applause.] 

There is only one other thing I want to say before giving 
way to the eloquence which is to follow, a thing which has 
come on me very strongly during this past week, to which 
Chester has already referred — the fact that our class 
has had no clique, no factions, that it has been a unit; 
that, from the night before entering, when we locked arms 
on the old Grammar School lot in the face of a common 
enemy, up to the day when we marched together onto the 
platform at Center Church, we have faced the same music, 
we have been one; and that spirit of solidarity, which I 
believe we may claim is a peculiar characteristic of the class 
of '82, is one of the pleasantest memories and one of the 
finest recollections that I, at least (and I think the same is 
true of all of us) , will carry away from this week of reunion 
here. [Prolonged applause.] 

Toast-master : Scanning — we were wont to look with 
aversion, I think, upon the task of scanning when we were in 
college; but it is one thing to have to scan, and another thing 
to have the scanning done for you. Holland has sent on some 
poetical lines which I am going to ask another member of 
the class to read. There is a saying that next praiseworthy 
to the man who creates a great expression is he who first 
quotes it. I think that may be slightly changed so as to 
apply to the work of the one who will now act as the voice 
of Holland. I will ask Palmer to read Holland's message 
to the class. 

Palmer: When Lyman asked me to read these lines, he 

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asked me to read them as my own. I thought I was going 
to grasp a halo of glory, but he has not only put Holland's 
name on the program, but shown you his picture, so there is 
nothing in it for me at all. But I will proceed: 

When the fun is at its height 
In the middle of the night, 

Pause, and think 
Of the classmates far away, 
And let some good fellow say, 
"Take a drink!" 




YALE '82 



There 's a rumor borne by the evening breeze 

Which has reached 'way out to me. 
It started, they say, in the old elm-trees 

In a city by the sea — 
In a city celebrated for 

Its university. 

It has found its way over hill and dale, 

Over mountain and river and plain, 
To the ramparts high that cut the sky 

Where the Rockies rise amain 
And peaks glow bright in the sunset light 

Like domes of a gilded fane. 


The seismographs, the world around, 
Are recording the earthquake shocks, 

And a tidal wave has swept the land 
From Bridgeport to Windsor Locks, 

While here — two thousand miles away — 
I feel the trembler's knocks. 

Then tell me, ye elements convulsed ! 

Tell me, thou waning moon ! 
What mean these fearsome portents? 

Say ! Does the end of the world come soon ? 
And the earth and air and sky reply : 
" 'T is the twenty-fifth of June!" 

Ah ! Now I see why these things be ; 

And I know r , full well, 't is true 
That the ivied walls where the sparrow- calls 

Are held by a motley crew ; 
For to-night 's the night that is owned outright 

By the class of eighty-two. 

Gathered around the festive board, 

They come from over the land 
To feel the joy of the college boy 

And the grasp of a comrade's hand, 
Ere the hour-glass of the good old class 

Has emptied its load of sand. 

No doubt the place has greatly changed — 
More than some of us can know r — 

Since we sat in the shade the elm-trees made 
Five and twenty years ago ; 

And modern halls now rear their walls 
Where stood the old brick row. 

The college fence, where we loved to sit 
And see the girls trip by, 


Where jest and song, when days grew long, 

Made the happy hours fly, 
Has passed away like a vanished day, 

To live but in memory. 

Doubtless the songs we used to sing 

Are old-fashioned and out of date 
And would be "2, 3," if they reached the ears 

Of the undergraduate. 
For is n't it strange how all things change? 

Well, cheer up! Such is Fate! 

But I fancy the years have left their mark 

On other than fence and wall, 
And some will come with whitened locks, 

And some with no locks at all ; 
And many who seem in the summer of life, 

But more in the early fall. 

Time will have left his seal on all 

In some conspicuous way. 
The trousers that most of us used to wear 

Will never meet to-day; 
There will be a general look, I fear, 

Of October instead of May. 

The telltale lines about the mouth, 

The touch of gray in the hair, 
Will indicate we are headed "south," 

While a crow's-foot, here and there, 
Will show necessity, alas ! 

For general repair. 

But here we are for what we are 

In several degree : 
The doctor, lawyer, merchant, chief, 

The Reverend D.D. 


From here, from there, from everywhere— 
A noble sight to see ! 

The man who entered politics 

And glories in the strife; 
The man who does not care to "mix," 

But leads "the simple life" ; 
The banker and the poet, 

The surgeon with his knife. 

You 've had your dinners table d'hote, 
You 've heard that stirring call, 

The baccalaureate address 
By Prex in Woolsey Hall, 

Had luncheon at the Country Club, 
And, then, that is n't all. 

You 've eaten clams and chicken 

Where the clams and chicks abound, 

To wit, at the Momauguin, 

Which is by Long Island Sound ; 

You 've seen the great Yale-Harvard game. 
In fact, you 've looked around. 

But when I read the "program" 
(With one m, sir, s'il vous plait!) 

I seem to miss the good old names 
That marked a former day. 

'T is all quite right, but here, to me, 
Two thousand miles away, 

There comes a sense of longing 
For the things that are no more, 

When, arm in arm, we pushed the baize 
Of Moriarty's door. 

Those scrambled eggs were better 
Than a dinner by the shore ! 


1 seem to see the foaming mugs, 

To see the buxom dame 
Who often stopped her knitting 

And from her parlor came 
To chide some ribald youth whose song 

Was lost to sense of shame. 

The cellar where Gus Traeger drew 

The beer so highly prized 
(When "Ein, noch einmal, zwei, noch einmal, 

It tasted mighty good to us 

Although not sterilized. 

I see the homeward sailing crews — 

Beneath the arching elms 
Which, with their canopies of green, 

Shut out the starry realms — 
Making short tacks with schooner loads 

That will not mind their helms. 

Ah ! Those were happy days and nights 

When, with digestion placid, 
We sipped our beer or strolled at dark 

The streets we knew were lass-ied, 
And recked not of the wrath to come, 

Nor dreamed of uric acid. 

But stop ! There 's one name that I know, 

One that I can recall : 
The Wheeler & Wilson Band — the Pequot House — 

I see it all ! 
And leading the "Blue Danube Waltz" 

That seemed to start the ball ; 

Guests taking hotfoot to their rooms; 

Proprietor in funk. 
Then things grow hazy, indistinct — 

Yours truly in his bunk, 



While bands of Indians rip and roar — 
'Most everybody drunk! 

And so you will forgive me 

If, like Riley's man, I say 
1 'd give 'most anything I have 

"To hear the Old Band play." 
Just turn 'em loose, boys, once, 

For all the fellows far away ! 

I don't know who will win the race 

Or who will win the game; 
I hope when '82 lines up 

You '11 cheer the Blue to fame. 
But win or lose, what matters it? 

We 're Yale men just the same. 

Thrice happy those whose lots were cast 

To be here at this meeting ; 
To give old Yale and former friends 

One hearty, rousing greeting ; 
To snatch a day from Father Time — 

From hours so sw T iftly fleeting. 

And when the room is wreathed in smoke, 
And w T ine and wit are flowing; 

When toasts are drunk, and songs are sung, 
And things get really going — 

The time the morning star appears, 
And early cocks are crowing — 

When you have pledged each other's health 
And pledged the dear old class, 

And drunk to Yale, the "Girl in Blue" 
(Imperishable lass), 

When sentiment asserts itself, 
Let each man fill his glass, 

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And, if he feels that he can stand 

One bumper more of Mumm, 
Or, if he does not like that brand, 

Choose any kind of rum 
That long experience has shown 

Is suited to his "turn" — 

That will not hurt his inner man 

Or put him on the bum — 
And think of those unfortunates 

(I know, alas! of some), 
And pledge that most unhappy chap, 
" The man who could n't come." 

[Three times three for Ted Holland.] 

Toast-master : Ted wanted to know all that went on 
here, and I am very glad to be able to report to him that 
his message was so cordially received. 

The next toast is "Rushes." Unless you stop to think of 
the meaning of a simple word like that, you don't realize 
how many significations it has. You go back into ancient 
history and you find that, if it were not for the rushes of the 
Nile, little Moses would not have found shelter in the pool, 
and the children of Israel might never have been led out of 
bondage in Egypt. Coming along down the avenue of time 
by leaps and bounds or rushes, we know that the first thing 
that threw us together as a class, and threw us against the 
class of '8 1, was the rush at the Grammar School lot. Then, 
coming into college, we remember some of the rushes which 
we used to hear the other fellow make, and wished we could 
make ourselves. 

The man who is going to respond to this toast is well 
qualified to talk about that kind of rushes. But the par- 
ticular kind of rushes that we had in mind when we selected 
the toast was the rush of life which leads to success, and the 
man who is going to respond exemplifies that kind, I know. 


because, only a few years after he got out of college, the 
people in Chicago, where he lived and where I lived for a 
while, were talking about the promising young lawyer, and 
all that was said about him has been amply fulfilled. And 
Chicago, as you know, is the place of rush. They even have 
a street named Rush Street [laughter], and, without more 
ado, I call upon the man who knows how to "get-there- 
quick"— Cyrus Bentley. [Loud applause and three times 
three for Cyrus Bentley.] 

Bentley: My dear Toast-master and Fellow Class- 
mates : The chill at this end of the room has so affected 
my voice that I am not sure that I can occupy the whole of 
the hour and a half which has been assigned to me; but if 
you will all pay attention and shut the windows, I will do 
the best I can, and if Jim Rice is on my side, who can be 
against me? 

I got a little agreeable information out of this program 
to-night. I was surprised when, on taking up the card, I 
saw that I was to respond to "Rushes," because I did not 
believe you would remember how I invariably took the brunt 
of the physical contests that we had with '81 and '83. It is 
pleasant, indeed, to me to know that you have not forgotten 
my physical prowess. I must say, though, that I am inclined 
to criticize the sentiment which goes with the toast: "He was 
bound to follow the suit." As I remember those occasions, 
I never tried to follow the suit, but was quite content to 
save the z//7^rclothes. 

The rushes which we fought out years ago, so far as I 
recall them now, consisted of a delirium of noise and pro- 
fanity, and a good many hard knocks. You played your 
part well, holding your breath and butting in with lowered 
head. As the years have passed, the elements, the distinc- 
tive characteristics, which took us into the rushes and kept 
us hard at work in them have remained for us, though the 
obstacles in our way are no longer human. The days of 


physical strife for grown men are past, but obstacles there 
have been and are, many and serious. It is fine to think 
that so many of us, after twenty-live years of struggle 
against difficulties of one kind and another, are here to- 
night to recall the pleasant, if strenuous, days of the past, 
and to speak of the pleasant days of the present. [Ap- 
plause.] I don't know any better work that has been done, 
for which our college rushes were an education, than the 
work which has its climax in our feast to-night. I am sure 
there were innumerable obstacles, harder to overcome than 
the freshmen of '83, or the sophomores of '81, which our 
committee have fought their way through, and we all must 
recognize their services to the class, the indomitable charac- 
teristics they have displayed, and the memorable experience 
we owe to them. [Applause.] 

What is it that gives the peculiar charm and interest to 
such an occasion as this? Of course, foremost in all our 
minds is the thought that it is enough to meet together and 
exchange reminiscences, to look at the pictures which our 
thoughtful toast-master has provided for us, and to consider 
the ways of life which the members of our class have fol- 
lowed. But there is something less tangible than that, not 
better than that, nor more than that, but different. The 
years which we spent together here at Xew Haven were the 
preliminary years of youth. Life presented to us then no 
problems which we feared to face. Our ideals were un- 
tarnished, nor had they been proven impracticable. The 
struggles before us we were willing and perhaps even anx- 
ious to encounter; and so the associations of this occasion 
revive in us that spirit of youth which is the most precious 
possession of life, to which we should hold fast until the end. 
Such a tie, sentimental and subtle — perhaps indefinable — a 
real tie, nevertheless, binds us together. May these occa- 
sions be repeated for many years, for many years to come. 
In truth, I do believe that we shall keep our youth just in pro- 


portion as we look forward to, and as we participate in, 
them. I remember I heard, when we came back for our 
twentieth reunion, that the twenty-fifth was the end, that men 
did not return very much after the twenty-fifth anniversary. 
I trust that will not be true of us, and that from this night 
we shall be planning for the next reunion, though they must 
not be too frequent, for the edge of them would be dulled 
if they were repeated very year. Through the five-year in- 
tervals to look forward to them and to look backward to 
them, and to think of all that they mean, and of the expe- 
riences that they revive, will surely make more efficient our 
work in the world, and strengthen our hope for that which 
is to come. [Applause.] 

We have lived out of college twenty-five years. That is 
more than half of the average life of the college graduate, 
but I will not think that much of sunlight does not remain. 
Let us sing processionals as long as Chester and Archie will 
write us the words, leaving the inevitable recessional to take 
care of itself. [Applause.] 

One bright afternoon not many weeks ago I went to the 
church at St. Denis, the sepulcher of French royalty, where 
marble tombs guard the anointed dust of Louis the Saint and 
his successors of the house of France, tenants of the kingly 
office. Apart from the rest, deeply hidden in the shadows of 
the vault beneath the altar, lie Louis the Martyr and his 
most unhappy queen. As I stood beside their white stone 
coffins, rather inclined to moralize upon the crumbling vanity 
of human grandeur and ambition, near-by chimes struck out 
upon the hour that cheerful tune to which we have, in days 
gone by, beneath the elms, so often sung: 

"Brothers, the day is ended, 
Lost in the surge of time." 

It seemed a message from the sunlit world without to 
those cold ashes locked in their funereal cells. 1 waited and 



listened, held bv the associations of the familiar melody, 
carried in imagination to our approaching class reunion; 
and my thoughts were gloomy as I reflected that soon enough 
that message of the bells would sound for each of us. But 
when, turning away from the sanctuary of the dead, I re- 
visited the outer air, instinct with life and redolent of spring, 
I saw what we all may see for ourselves even on this twenty- 
fifth anniversary; I saw that the sun was still shining; the 
shadows indeed were beginning to lengthen, but hours of 
davlight yet remained. [Long-continued applause.] 

Toast-master : The next toast is "Skins and Cribs," familiar 
to you all. The man who is to respond is peculiarly fitted 
bv reason of the fact that he is a dermatologist and a gyne- 
cologist at times. [Laughter.] He has attained a position 
out West that reflects honor upon him. He is not only a 
practitioner, but a teacher and editor, and if you knew 
all about the experience he had when he laid low several 
''thugs'' who attacked him one night, you might say that he 
Avas an adventurer. He certainly had an adventure which 
was most remarkable. I won't dilate upon that fact, but he 
is qualified to talk about this toast, though not in the signi- 
ficance which in part it had to most of us when we were 
undergraduates. He can put any interpretation upon it 
that he wishes. I ask Foster to speak to you upon Skins and 
Cribs. [Applause.] 

Foster: Mr. Toast-master and Classmates and 
dear Friends : In the first place, I want to say, God bless 
you all ! The toast-master has assigned me to a toast which 
he knew I very well knew I did n't know anything about. I 
saw it for the first time this evening when I read the pro- 
gram, and consequently I am going to ignore it entirely. 

Before I say a word — and I shall make mv message to 
you very brief— I want to express again, for the second time 
to-day, my own appreciation and gratitude to those who 
have prepared for us this beautiful hospitality which we 


have all enjoyed for these several days. I have been back 
to very few of these meetings, and I had no idea of what 
was going to greet me when I reached Xew Haven. I had 
read something about a club-house and a dormitory, but I 
looked forward to a sort of crowded, uncomfortable time, 
the discomfort of which I was quite willing to undergo for 
the pleasure it would give me, but I had no idea I was going 
to be surrounded by all the comforts and luxuries I could 
find at home. All these things have been prepared for us 
by our committee, who have striven so hard for our plea- 
sure and comfort. Again I want to thank them, and I think 
I speak for all of you when I say that they deserve the 
thanks and credit of every one of us. [Applause and motion 

Gentlemen, I have lived for twenty-five years a long ways 
from all of you. It has not been my privilege to come to 
many of our meetings. This is the third meeting I think I 
have attended of the class. I came to the triennial, and I 
was here ten years ago. I have been with you, however, in 
spirit at every meeting. I have received the invitations, and 
I have, I think, almost always responded to them, but, unfor- 
tunately, it has not been my fortune to attend the meetings. 
I have regretted it, and I know what I have missed. I hare, 
however, kept in touch, so far as I could, with the members 
of the class of '82. I have read every line that I have seen 
printed in our class records, and I have read and been inter- 
ested in everything that every man of '82 has done, and 
while, from certain points of view, perhaps we have not 
produced any men who have done great work such as would 
entitle them to a niche in the Hall of Fame, we have, I be- 
lieve, been successful in life. As I look around me to-night 
and see our classmates after twenty-five years (seventy-five 
per cent., I think, of the living class of '82 are here to- 
night), the class of '82 has taken as high a rank as any class 
that has ever graduated from Yale College and has met 


with as much success in life. What is success in life? It is 
measured, of course, by different standards, but, according 
to my code of ethics, which is a very simple one, a man is suc- 
cessful who has a happy family life, who keeps himself in good 
health, keeps his bills paid, and who keeps his reputation clean. 
[Applause.] There are men who acquire wealth, some of 
them honestly, and some of them by other means, but I don't 
look upon wealth as a measure of success. I look around 
me at a prosperous, healthy, fine set of fellows who were 
my classmates, and whom I am proud to have been the 
classmate of, and every one of whom I believe is my friend 
to-dav. I assure you, gentlemen, that if any one of you ever 
comes into the Northwest where I live — and I am the only 
'82 man in the State of Minnesota (Kittredge is a few 
miles from the State of Minnesota) — I assure you, gentle- 
men, that if any of you ever come to the State of Minne- 
sota, I will throw the gates wide open and give you a royal 
hospitality. [Applause.] 

You have been, gentlemen, I think, rather surfeited with 
verses to-night, but in a sentimental moment (and I some- 
times still have them) I wrote a few lines which I wanted to 
dedicate to the class of '82. They are very brief, and, with 
your permission, I will read them. [Applause and three 
times three for Burnside Foster.] 


Dear Mother Yale, who made us what we are. 

To whom as boys we came, with whom to manhood grew, 

Again we come with greetings from afar 

To offer thee that reverence which is thy due. 

The years have flown since on that day in June 

We stepped from thy gates, regretfully but proud ; 

The day of parting had come all too soon. 
But each was eager for life's busy crowd. 


Armed with thy strength, thy courage, and thy love, 
We started forth, each on our several ways. 

Bright was the day, and clear the skies above, 
The path looked easy to our youthful gaze. 

Within our veins there beat the pulse of Yale, 

Within each heart was something that Yale had given, 

Something which said to each, "You cannot fail," 

And, with that something, toward our goals we 'vc striven. 

What is that gift which every son of Yale 

Bears with him when he leaves her halls? 
What is that talisman which tempers every gale 

Alike to him who conquers or who falls? 

My classmates, friends, and fellow sons of Yale, 
Answer yourselves, what is the best of gifts? 

In your life's battle what does most avail 

To help you win? What most your burdens lifts? 

It is a feeling words cannot define, 

It is a spirit common to us all, 
Which Yale has breathed into your lives and mine, 

W T hich never sleeps, which hears Yale's every call. 

That spirit makes us sure to do our part, 

To do our best, not for ourselves alone, 
For where there beats the true Yale heart 

There stands a man to be depended on. 

The sons of Yale, a mighty, loyal band, 

Loyal to selves, to country, and to Yale, 
Are found wherever in this mighty land 

Are needed strength and courage to prevail. 

So we come back year after year 

To meet and greet each other, 
To sing Yale's songs and cheer Yale's cheer, 

And to honor our common Mother. 


Few years at best remain to us 

Ere we go, when or whither 
No man can tell, no man can guess, 

But Yale shall live forever ! 

So let us make the best of life, 

As long as life shall last, 
And when we cease our toil and strife, 

When the tide is ebbing fast — 

Then lift the cup, let no man fail, 

Good friends of Eighty-two; 
Let 's drink one final toast to Yale — 

God bless the dear old Blue ! 

[Long-continued applause.] 

Toast-master: I should have added to my characteriza- 
tion of the last speaker the words poet and all-round spell- 
binder. [Laughter.] 

The next toast will be responded to by another one of 
the representatives of the pedagogic profession, who has 
been charged with a great responsibility in the rearing of 
boys during those ages when they are most susceptible to 
influences, good or bad, and I know that the men who have 
boys appreciate that it is a great thing to have schools at the 
head of which are men of sterling character, of such true 
principles that you are willing to take your boys from your 
families and your homes and intrust them to them. [Ap- 
plause.] The next speaker has been at the head of a very 
important preparatory educational institution since 1890; 
seventeen years he has occupied that position and fulfilled 
its responsibility, and in that time has sent to Yale many 
boys who have reflected credit upon his institution and upon 
those principles which he instilled into them. I will ask 
Pratt to speak upon "Marks and Remarks." [Applause.] 
Pratt: Mr. Toast-master and Fellow Classmates, 


whom I have met with joy and pleasure to which it is im- 
possible to give expression: I want to reiterate the thanks, 
the personal thanks which I feel to the committee for the 
royal good time and the excellence of their preparation. 

When I received an imitation from the committee to be 
on the program to-night, I rubbed my eyes and looked at 
the letter again to see if there had been some mistake in the 
name : 

"For I have neither wit, nor words, nor worth, 
Action, nor utterance, nor the power of speech." 

In fact, when I scanned the list of my classmates endowed 
with wit and humor, and ability to make an after-dinner 
speech, I felt that the committee, having tried elsewhere, 
must have been in the predicament of Charlie Huggins, and 
I in the situation of Mayme, who said: "Charlie Huggins 
made desperate love to me last night." "Ah," replied 
Edyth, "I am not at all surprised. He has been desperate 
ever since I refused him." [Laughter.] 

The honor, however, was too tempting to admit a re- 
fusal, and I gladly embrace the opportunity to say some- 
thing to those I have seen, most not at all, some only once 
or twice in a quarter of a century. 

Doubtless some word of the growth and development of 
old Yale, now new Yale, and a discussion of her problems 
and needs, and how we are to help her, would be in order. 
This I will leave to others better versed in the subject, 
though I might remark, in passing, that, when I read of the 
attitude of the university in regard to the gift of the Stan- 
dard Oil magnate, I was reminded of the story of the darky 
preacher's discourse on tainted money, which concluded 
somewhat as follows : 

"Brethren and sisterens, w'en yo' stops ter kinsider de mil- 
lions and millions and millions dis yhere man owns, and in- 
spect dese yhere millions 'longside his gifts, de inspection 



am powerful queer. Now hit ain't fo' me to enquire whar 
de money comes from dat each member of my flock draps in 
de plate, en I don't 'zackly see why fo' my colleagues up 
North ask questions— de onliest taint I bin able ter diskiver 
'bout dis yhere tainted money is 'tain't 'nuff." [Loud laugh- 
ter and applause.] 

Leaving the consideration of larger questions, my thought 
turned to a more personal side of our gathering, and I re- 
called some of the stories extant concerning a few of our 
number, for the authenticity of which, however, I will not 
vouch. When I remember the ability of all the men in '82, 
not only to express themselves, but to discriminate in the 
choice of a wife, adhering to the doctrine of evolution, and 
the development and improvement of the race, I cannot be- 
lieve that one of them, when asked about his daughter: 
"What did you think of your daughter's graduation essay?" 
replied: "I did n't permit myself to think about it. I simply 
did my duty and admired it." 

Kittredge has been our most successful standard-bearer 
in politics, and it is said that, not being entirely on the side 
of the administration, he loves to repeat a conversation he 
overheard between two Irishmen who met after a period of 
absence. After the first greeting one asked: u Hov yez 
heard the news?" "Naw," the other said. "What news?" 
"The Pope is dead." "Which wan? Toledo Pope?" 
"Naw. The real Pope; the Pope of Rome." "Well, now, 
that 's too bad, too bad! I hope Misther Roosevelt won't 
app'int a Protesthant in his place." 

We teachers, though set down as dictatorial members of 
the community, sometimes get our deserts. It is said that 
one of our number, who teaches in a famous school in New 
England, on seeing one of the small boys in the study hall 
with very dirty hands, said to him: "Jamie, I wish you 
would not come to the hall with your hands soiled that way. 
What would you say if I came here with soiled hands?" 



"I would n't say anything, 1 ' was the prompt reply. k 'l \1 
be too polite." [Laughter.] 

I am going to tell you something on Wight, who lived for 
a while in Wisconsin, and possibly you know that in Wiscon- 
sin we have a rather large foreign element. It was said that 
when he was visited by some friends on one occasion he was 
rather long coming into the reception-room. "I 'm sorry to 
have kept you waiting," he remarked, as he entered, "but 
I have just had to perform a wooden wedding in the 
church." "What !" said one of his visitors. "I never heard 
of such a thing. What kind of ceremony was it?" "Oh," 
answered the clergyman, with a twinkle in his eye, "it was 
the marriage of a couple of Poles." [Laughter.] 

The lawyers must not be neglected in this recital of anec- 
dotes. Yet I wonder if it was any of the class of '82 that 
was badgering an unfortunate witness in cross-examination. 
In reply to one of the questions the victim began: "I 
think—" "We don't want you to think," interrupted the 
lawyer. "We want your testimony." "Unfortunately, then," 
he retorted, "I am unable to answer; for in giving testimony, 
not being a lawyer, I am obliged to think." 

Another, though I have it from good authority, I am in- 
clined to doubt. Soon after our graduation, when the pres- 
ent distinguished array of legal talent had yet its reputation 
to make, and was still ready to accept some humble em- 
ployment at the bar, a prisoner was brought before the bar 
in the criminal court, but was not represented by a lawyer. 
"Where is your lawyer?" inquired the judge who presided. 
"I have none," responded the prisoner. "Why have n't 
you?" "Have n't any money to pay a lawyer," he replied. 
"Do you want a lawyer?" asked the judge. "Yes, your 
honor." "There are Walter Badger and Hercules Bates 
and Albert Atterbury," said the judge, pointing to a group 
of young attorneys who were about the court, waiting for 
something to turn up, "and Cy Bentley is out in the corridor." 


The prisoner eyed the budding attorneys in the court- 
room, and after a critical survey stroked his chin and said: 
"Well, I guess I will take Mr. Bentley." [Loud bursts of 

A Voice: As long as he did n't take John Kellogg, he 
was all right. [Laughter.] 

A Voice: He would have got six months if he had. 
[Renewed laughter and cries of "That 's right."] 

Prat l: Cragin was one of us grinds in college. You all 
remember that as long as Harry Piatt haunted the Elysian 
Fields of the first division, having an eye to Cragin's inter- 
ests, he always assisted, with an imaginary crank, the halt- 
ing efforts of Cragin, weighed down with information, to 
unburden his knowledge upon the professor. In spite of 
Cragin's high-stand proclivities, and in defiance of all well- 
established rules in regard to the etiquette of high-stand 
men after college days, he has amounted to something, is 
a professional and social success, and has a dry humor of his 
own. It is related of him that a charming New York hostess 
— one of the four hundred, for aught I know — remarked 
one evening to him : "I am sorry, doctor, you were not able 
to attend my supper last night ; it would have done you good 
to be there." "It has already done me good, madam," he 
replied; "I have just prescribed for three of the guests." 

On another occasion he was in the hospital operating upon 
a man for appendicitis. When the man came to (as they 
sometimes do), he said: "Why, it seems to me, doctor, I 
have seen you before." The doctor said: "Well, I don't 
know but you have." Said the patient: "You remember a 
man who was hurt in an accident a while ago and you ampu- 
tated my right forefinger?" The doctor said: "Why, yes, 
I do remember that." Said he: "You ought to be satisfied 
now; you took my index then, and now you have got my ap- 
pendix." [Laughter.] 


As I look about on your faces to-night, it seems scarcely 
possible that twenty-five years have elapsed since we armed 
ourselves with sheepskins and proudly marched forth to 
battle with the world. Many of you seem to have drunk of 
the fountain of perpetual youth. There is Billie Parsons, 
the proud father of five promising children. He does n't 
look a day older than he did when he stood by my side on 
the platform at Center Church, while President Porter 
bombarded us with a volley of Latin, and Professor (now 
President) Northrop kindly instructed us sot to -core, in 
English, when to make our bow and disappear in the crowd. 
I can readily believe what Mel Clement told about Billie, 
not only because Mel was superintendent at Bethany Sun- 
day School, and, having been a teacher there myself, I am 
bound to believe him, but because Billie's whole appearance 
bears it out. 

It seems that in 1904 Billie took his w T ife and boys to Eu- 
rope, where he left them, returning unattended. On the 
w r ay back he found on the steamer a charming young lady, 
to whom, true to the traditions of his class, he proceeded to 
make himself agreeable. As the liner was entering New 
York Harbor, the young lady was heard to inquire of an- 
other Yale man: "Did Mr. Parsons graduate in 1900 or 
1 901?" 

So it is with many another. Time has dealt gently with 
us. The struggle with the world has developed character 
and strength in our countenances, but the youthful spirit 
shines there triumphant over care and responsibility and 
life's work. We greet each other with friendly handshake 
and recognize the fruition of the promise of our college 
days. Each has made for himself a place in his community, 
and is giving of himself to those about him. Various de- 
grees of worldly success have attended us, but our aim is still 
faithfully and earnestly to do the work our hands find to 
do. And here we meet, while ours is yet the fighting line, 


to gain the cheer that comes from mutual greeting, to hear 
of one another's welfare, and to renew the friendship of 
college days. 

And yet, were we to satisfy ourselves with mutual well- 
wishing, the reminiscences of bygone days, and the story of 
our careers, the occasion would be incomplete to me. There 
is a deeper chord to strike. College days may have left 
us careless boys, but a quarter-century has not passed with- 
out many an experience to make us think. I, for one, have 
been brought face to face with fundamental questions : 
Whence came our life and whither does it tend? Is there a 
God? What is all this life for? Does death end all? And 
as they have rung in my ears, there have come before me 
the faces of the strong and gentle Campbell; the bright and 
promising Curtis; of Whitney with his sweet and lovable 
disposition; of Hand, transparent in his goodness and sin- 
cerity, and the others whose faces we miss here and whom 
we shall no more see on earth. And I have asked myself: 
"Can it be that their thought was the vibration of matter? 
that their noble intellectual and spiritual qualities had no 
foundation but in atoms and molecules, or, as we must say 
•to-day, in electrons? Is there no life apart from this mortal 
body, and must we look to have thought and hope and faith 
and love extinguished when we cease to breathe?" No, 
classmates, I cannot believe it, and I am not voicing now 
merely the teachings of my youth. Such vital questions one 
must settle for himself, and had my twenty-five years 
brought me nothing but the conviction that the unseen and 
spiritual is the real and everlasting world, they would be 
well-spent years. 

The knowledge of the reality of goodness and truth and 
justice, and of their eternal and omnipotent quality, makes 
the difficulties of life easier to surmount, gives hope for de- 
spair, supplants grief with joy, death with life, and bathes the 
heart and thought in the true fountain of perpetual youth. 


And so, as I look into your faces to-night, I think I read 
there the message that to one and another has come the 
answer somewhat as it has come to me. With you I rejoice 
that you have found the inspiration to hopeful effort. What 
wonder that over you, who, consciously or unconsciously, 
cherish such convictions, the years pass lightly, and that 
upon you time fails to set his seal? [Prolonged applause.] 

Foster: Mr. Toast-master, may I say one word? Pratt 
has called a name to-night which has not been spoken before 
at this meeting. I think we all remember old Jim Camp- 
bell, one of the most lovable, noble, generous men that the 
class of '82 ever knew. I don't see very much to drink 
around here, but I should like to propose that we all rise, 
and those of us who can find anything to drink, drink a 
silent toast to dear old Jim Campbell. 

Toast-master: Now, boys, the next toast, if you have 
examined the list, being "Examinations," although you must 
regret the absence of Asa French, you may not be averse to 
having this dispensed with. I am conscious of the fact that 
I have occupied the lime-light for an undue portion of the 
evening. [Cries of "No!"] That was inevitable from the 
character of the entertainment. I am reminded of the man 
who said to the little boy: "Willie, I hear your father is 
dead; what were his last words?" "He did n't have no 
last words; mother was with him to the last." [Laugh- 
ter.] I am afraid I have placed myself in the position of 

Now, boys, I want to say to you that this has been the 
most pleasant thing that I ever had to do in connection with 
'82, and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for the 
attention that you have given, and your appreciation of the 
entertainment which has been prepared by the committee, 
of which I am only one. I hope that this occasion will be 
an inspiration to you to come back to our next anniversary 
in even larger numbers. 

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The program is now ended. I think there is nothing 
further for us to do. The vice-president has appointed some 
committees, and I believe he has decided to announce those 
at the dinner to-morrow night. I thank you very much. 

John Kellogg then made the following announcement : 

In regard to the boat race and the tickets, those 
of you who have n't your tickets can get them from me 
to-morrow morning. Those who have their tickets will know 
that the train leaves Union Station at n :io on Thursday 
morning, I presume in front. The train is made up of 
parlor-cars and day-coaches. Our parlor-car will be the last 
parlor-car of the parlor-cars on the train, and the day-coach 
will be immediately next to it. The coach is the first of the 
day-coaches, and the parlor-car the last of the parlor-cars. 
They will also have big labels on each for those of you who 
can read: "Class of '82." Those who cannot read will 
know that it is the last parlor-car. The parlor-car will be 
a buffet-car and will carry her coterie of servants with it, 
and also a hired man, and also a porter furnished by the 
company, together with a guard selected to look after Harry 
Piatt and those fellows who need free Scotches and beer all 
the time. That car will hold thirty-six, and we will put in 
a number of camp-chairs to make it hold as many as can get 
into it. I presume the thing we ought to do will be to have 
the ladies take that car, so far as it will accommodate them, 
and the rest of us will take the day-coach. [Applause.] 

Badger: Mr. Toast-master, may I say one word only? 
You showed a picture of the ball nine of '82 to-night. The 
man who was the life of that nine did not show in the photo- 
graph, the man who played in every game but one did not 
show; and in every game we played, the luck of that man, 
our classmate, was proverbial, and when he tossed the coin, 
he won, and we took our choice, except when we went to 
Brown and played there, the captain of the nine said: "No. 


Richardson can't toss the coin." At every meeting of '82 
which we have had George Richardson has been the life of 
the class. He comes from my end of the line. One of the 
best men that ever lived was George Richardson, and I 
don't want this meeting to adjourn to-night without drinking 
a silent toast to that prince of good fellows, one of the best 
men, one of the smartest, one of the noblest men that ever 
lived, and really and truly, and not to the detriment of any- 
body else, the life of '82. May I ask you all to drink a 
silent toast to George Richardson? 

The crowd dispersed, singing "Auld Tang Svne. ,, 

Wednesday morning was a period devoted to rest and 
recuperation by such as were wearied by the festivities of 
the previous day, and many of the men attended the com- 
mencement exercises and the alumni dinner in University 
Hall. In the afternoon a heavy rainfall cooled the atmo- 
sphere, but did not dampen the ardor of the ladies of the 
class, who in full numbers attended the reception given in 
their honor at the club-house. The members of the class 
were present in force, and the gathering was most enjoy- 
able, the guests of the occasion especially appearing to ap- 
preciate their novel surroundings. The benign influence of 
the ladies abashed and hushed the demon chorus, and the 
angel choir, now in the ascendant, tunefully rendered the 
beautiful verses composed by Tyman and Welch. In the 
evening the entire delegation of the class whiled away the 
hours until early morning with song and story in the tent. 

Thursday was given over to the university race. Through 
the foresight of Kellogg a buffet-car with a coach as trailer 
had been chartered for the class, luncheon was provided, 
and an otherwise tiresome trip thus made the occasion of 
another social gathering. Owing to adverse winds, the race 
was postponed until evening, but compensation for the delay 


was found in the magnificent contest of the rival crews. It 
is stated by old habitues that no race has ever equaled in 
breathless excitement that of the current year, and to the 
members of '82 a greatly increased and personal interest 
was lent to the occasion by reason of the fact that the son of 
Jim Rice pulled number three in the Yale boat, wearing the 
'82 pin presented to him by his father's class. Victory un- 
der such circumstances had a double zest. 

At the Race 

While many of the class left for home immediately after 
the race, enough remained to make good company back to 
New Haven. To fill, not unacceptably, the vacancies caused 
by the deserters, the ladies present were invited to the table 
d'hote dinner in the club-house, at which thirty-five were 
present. Though tinged with the sadness of approaching 
separation, the evening passed agreeably, and so, gently and 
pleasantly, the present blended with the past, and the re- 
union was but a memory. 

At the annual New York dinner at the Yale Club on March 
6, 1908, Welch, chairman of the finance committee, read 
the following letter and financial report of the twenty-fifth 



New Haven, Conn., July 20, 1907. 
My dear Mr. Welch : 

I beg to acknowledge receipt of your letters of July 17 
and 18. The check for $18,000, representing the twenty- 
fifth anniversary subscription of the class of 1882, has been 
duly received and handed over to the Treasurer's office. 
The principal will be preserved intact in accordance with 
your request, the income alone being used, at the discretion 
of the Corporation. 

I assure you that the authorities of the University will 
feel that your class has made a very handsome contribution, 
especially in view of the financial situation in the country in 
the last few months. 

I am glad to take this opportunity to express to you my 
appreciation of the exceedingly high character of your anni- 
versary exercises. Your class has set an example which will 
have a marked effect in acting as a helpful tonic to the qual- 
ity of commencement reunions in New Haven. 

With high regard, I am, 

Sincerely yours, 

Anson Phelps Stokes, Jr. 

Subscriptions to date, $24,965.00 


Furniture $74-29 

Hanging pictures and express on same 22.25 
Tent, flags, and decorating .... 121.30 
Electric lights and installing same . . 48.64 

Carpentry and plumbing 29.78 

Piano 6.00 

Miscellaneous 13-48 


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Brought forward $315.74 

Rent of house, meals, etc $864.30 

Fireworks 13-5° 

Ice 5-15 

Salary of clerk 67.50 

"Service"— waiters, watchman, etc. . 73.25 

Music 12.00 


Less amount collected on 

acct $28.80 

Less supplies sold .... 10.50 


"Hutchinson," Rooms, etc 527.50 


Ball game tickets .... 223.75 
Less tickets sold and re- 
deemed 126.75 


Boat race tickets .... 350.00 
Less tickets sold . . . . 153.00 


Railroad tickets .... 193.75 
Less tickets sold and re- 
deemed 102.90 

Wheeler & Wilson Band . . . . 175.00 

Parlor-car 52.00 

Flags, canes, and miscellaneous . . 56.42 

Less amount collected for extras . 61.89 

Carried forward $2,446.22 




Brought forward $2,446.22 

Dinner at Heublein's: 



Slides and stereopticon . 
Stenographer . . . . 
Steinert Hall (not used) 

Country Club lunch . . . 
Shore dinner at Momauguin 
Jackson Trio (music) . 
Car to Momauguin and tips 







Telephone, printing, stationery, postage, etc. . . 116.02 

Badges, class pins 50.00 

Sundry expenses 13.22 

Clerk 10.00 

Wharfage, advertising, miscellaneous 6.38 


Less expenses partially paid . . . 25.00 


Total expenses of reunion $3,707.84 

Gift to university 18,000.00 

Cash on hand 3,257.16 



The Spirit of Old Yale 

Chester W. Lyman, '82 

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Frank Frost Abbott is the son of Thaddeus Marvin 
Abbott and Mary Jane (Frost) Abbott. He is of English 
stock on both sides. His father's ancestors came from 

Frank Frost Abbott 

England about 1650 and settled in Xorwalk, Connecticut. 
His grandparents were Thaddeus Abbott of Redding, Con- 
necticut, and Rebecca Marvin of Wilton, Connecticut. 
Their son, Thaddeus Marvin Abbott, who was born in 
Redding on September 3, 181 1, was educated in the Red- 
ding schools and the St. John Private School of Ridgefield, 
Connecticut, engaged all his life in business and farming in 


or near his birthplace, and died in White Plains, New York, 
on April 6, 1897. His wife was the daughter of Daniel 
Andrus Frost of Danbury, Connecticut, and Hannah Mal- 
lory of Redding. She was born in 18 19 in New York City, 
lived in New York till she was married, and died in Redding 
on July 5, 1895. 

Our classmate himself was born in Redding on March 
27, i860. He attended public school, the Sanford Pri- 
vate School in Redding, and the Albany (New York) High 
School. Throughout his college course he roomed with 
Sanford, freshman year in a private house, sophomore 
year in North, and junior and senior years in Farnam. He 
was editor of the Yale Courant in senior year, was a mem- 
ber of the class-day committee, and salutatorian at gradu- 
ation. He belonged to Eta Phi and Delta Kappa Epsilon, 
and is a graduate member of Wolf's Head. 

After graduation he spent the years from 1882 to 1891 
in New Haven, except for six months in 1884, when he was 
a private tutor in Washington, District of Columbia, and 
for two years (1889-91) he was studying in Germany and 
Italy. During the early part of his stay in New Haven he 
was studying in the Graduate School, and for the last five 
years was instructor in Latin at Yale. In 1891 he went to 
Chicago with the late President Harper to help him organ- 
ize the University of Chicago, being the first professor ap- 
pointed in that institution. His health suffered from the 
work attendant on the organization of the university, and 
he spent 1894-95 in Colorado recuperating, returning to 
Chicago in 1895. The year 1901-02 he spent in Rome as 
professor in the American School of Classical Studies. The 
principal fields in which he has specialized and in which most 
of his books and articles have been written are Latin 
epigraphy, Roman history, and colloquial Latin. He has 
been one of the editors of Classical Philology, a quarterly 


devoted to research in classical antiquity. At present he is 
professor of Latin in Princeton, having been elected to this 
position in 1908. His principal work there is in the Gradu- 
ate School. He was Clark scholar at Yale in 1882-83, 
Clark scholar and Larned scholar in 1883-84, a student at 
the University of Berlin in 1888, and in the University of 
Bonn in 1889, and took his Ph.D. at Yale in 1891. 

Of books he has published: "Selected Letters of Cicero" 
(Ginn & Co., 1897) ; "Roman Political Institutions" (Ginn 
& Co., 1 90 1 ) ; "The Toledo Manuscript of theGermania of 
Tacitus" (University Press of Chicago, 1904) ; "Short His- 
tory of Rome" ( Scott, Foresman & Co., 1 906 ) ; "Society and 
Politics in Ancient Rome" (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1909). 
He has also written a "Handbook for the Study of Roman 
History" (Scott, Foresman & Co., 1906), and numerous 
papers, of which the following is a list: "Notes upon Latin 
Llybrids," Classical Review, 1891 ; "On the Etymology of 
Osteria," Classical Review, 1891 ; "Notes on Cicero, Epist. 
ad Fam. XI. 13," Classical Review, 1894; "Valde in den 
Briefen an Cicero," Archiv fiir lateinische Lexicographie 
und Grammatik, 1896; "Praeterpropter in Gell. Noct. Att. 
XIX. 10," Archiv fiir lateinische Lexicographie nnd Gram- 
matik, 1896; "Some Notes on the Peregrinatio of Sancta 
Silvia," University Record, Chicago, 1896; "The Chronol- 
ogy of Cicero's Correspondence during the Year 59 B.C.," 
American Journal of Philology, 1898 ; "Roman Indifference 
to Provincial Affairs," Classical Review, 1900; "The Use 
of Repetition in Latin to Secure Emphasis, Intensity, and 
Distinctness of Impression," University of Chicago Studies 
in Classical Philology, 1900; "The Theory of Iambic Short- 
ening," Classical Philology, 1907; "The Use of Language 
as a Means of Characterization in Petronius," Classical 
Philology, 1907; "The Constitutional Arguments in the 
Fourth Catilinarian Oration," Classical Journal, 1907; 


''The Accent in Vulgar and Formal Latin," Classical Phi- 
lology, 1907; "Some Spurious Inscriptions and their Au- 
thors," Classical Philology, 1908 ; "Vulgar Latin in the Ars 
Consentii de Barbarismis," Classical Philology, 1909; "A 
Roman Student in the Days of Cicero," the New Englander ; 
"Notes on the MSS. of Persius and Petrus Diaconus," Clas- 
sical Philology, July, 1907; "A Roman Puritan," the New 
England Magazine; "Letters to Dead Authors," the Sewa- 
nee Review; "Studies in Ancient Realism," the Sewanee 
Review; "The Story of Two Oligarchies," the Arena; 
June, 1907; and reviews in the Nation, the American His- 
torical Review, the American Journal of Philology, the 
American Journal of Theology, the Classical Review, the 
Classical Journal, and Classical Philology. 

A full list of his foreign travels would include Germany 
in 1886, Germany, Italy, Holland, and Belgium in 1889- 
1901, England and France in 1897, England, France, 
Switzerland, Italy, and Spain in 1901-02, England, France, 
and Italy in 1903, England and France in 1909. 

On June 21, 1888, in New Flaven, he married Jane Har- 
rison, daughter of Francis E. Harrison and Eliza Jane Gill. 
The Harrisons were a New England family of English 

His address is Princeton, New Jersey, and his summer 
home is at Redding, Connecticut. 

James Ferguson Allex is the son of Heman Bangs Allen 
and Margaret E. (Ferguson) Allen. Heman Bangs Allen 
was born on March 16, 1827, at New Haven, Connecticut, 
but spent a large part of his life at Meriden, Connecticut, 
where he died on May 28, 1891. The family was of 
Scotch origin, having come to this country early in the eigh- 
teenth century and settled at Bernardston, Massachusetts. 
On his mother's side Allen is also of Scotch descent, the 


Ferguson family having come from Scotland to this country 
in 1806 and settled at Newport, Rhode Island. 

Allen was born on December 23, i860, at New Haven, 

James Ferguson Allen 

Connecticut. Prior to entering college he lived in New 
Haven, attending the New Haven High School and the 
Hopkins Grammar School, from which he was graduated in 
1878, entering '82 at the beginning of freshman year. 
During junior and senior years he roomed in Farnam with 
Shoemaker, playing football and rowing for recreation. He 
was a member of Kappa Sigma Epsilon and Delta Kappa 

After being graduated Allen roamed around the world 
for some time, and finally settled in Meriden, where he has 
since resided. He writes the following graphic account of 
his career: 


"I 'm up a stump on this thing. My simple tale is cov- 
ered in a few brief words. 

"After leaving New Haven I traveled for the Meriden 
Bronze Company for a couple of years. Knocked around 
Chicago for a time, and then spent over three years in 
central Montana, working with cattle. 

"Came back to Meriden and went into an office. The 
people I worked for had an interest in the Meriden 
Gravure Company; things were unsatisfactory, and I was 
sent here. Got interested in the business and have been here 
ever since. 

"That 's about the story. In my devious corkscrewings I 
feel that I have retained all my vices and annexed very at- 
tenuated virtues. 

"Have worked hard, caught a full allowance of bumps 
and disappointments, I think, but on the whole accomplished 

"Am sorry to have kept you and Jim and Josh waiting so 
long for this, but reviewing such a life and career is a thing 
not to be done lightly. 

"Heaven be good to you all. You need it." 

The career which Allen treats so lightly is really one of 
distinguished success. He is president and treasurer of the 
Meriden Gravure Company, and secretary of the Parker 
Clock Company. 

On November 2, 1893, he married Cornelia Parker 
Breese, a daughter of Theodore F. Breese of Meriden, Con- 
necticut. They have three children, all boys, ranging in age 
from three to fifteen years : Parker Breese, born October 3 1 , 
1895; Theodore Ferguson, born October 29, 1897; an d 
Gordon Ferguson, born October 2, 1906. 

His address is 501 East Main Street, Meriden, Connec- 



Martin Smith Allen is the son of William L. Allen and 
Lydia W. (Smith) Allen. William L. Allen was born on 
September 19, 1824, at Ashford, Connecticut, but spent 

Martin Smith Allen 

most of his life in Brooklyn, New York, and died there on 
November 2, 1894. His family was of English origin, com- 
ing from England in 1638 and settling in Boston, and after- 
ward in Salisbury, Massachusetts. Allen's mother was born 
on August 14, 1826, at North Scituate, Rhode Island, and 
is still living. Her family was also of English origin, her 
ancestors having come from England and settled in Provi- 
dence, Rhode Island, prior to 1650. A large number of 
Allen's ancestors were members of the colonial government 
and took part in the various colonial wars. Several of his 
ancestors both on the maternal and paternal sides were 
likewise in the Revolutionary War. Three of his brothers 


were graduated from Yale, one in the class of '68, one in 
'80, and one in '86. 

Allen was born in New York City on February 12, i860. 
He prepared for Yale at the Polytechnic Institute in Brook- 
lyn, New York, and entered college at the beginning of 
freshman year. During that year he roomed with Bate on 
Crown Street, during sophomore year with Corey in Divin- 
ity Hall, and during junior and senior years with Sholes in 
Durfee Hall. He was a member during freshman year of 
Delta Kappa, and during junior year of Delta Kappa 

After leaving college he traveled extensively abroad, vis- 
iting Norway, Sweden, Russia, the Holy Land, Italy, Tur- 
key, Greece, and Egypt. Returning to this country, he 
entered his father's firm, that of William L. Allen & Com- 
pany, and it has since been unnecessary for him to change 
his occupation, that of commission merchant in dried fruits 
and California products. 

Outside of business he has given some attention to local 
politics in Brooklyn, not as an office-seeker, but as an influ- 
ence for good, and he exercises considerable political power 
in his neighborhood. He has been a member of the gen- 
eral committee of the Republican party for many years, has 
been chairman of the Board of Education for the local 
school board, district Republican leader, and a delegate to 
the State Convention for the last ten years. He is now a 
member of the board of governors of the Sons of the 
American Revolution, and is a member of the Crescent Ath- 
letic Club of Brooklyn. 

He is unmarried. 

His business address is 81 North Moore Street, New 
York City, and his residence is 52 South Oxford Street, 
Brooklyn, New York. 



Albert Hoffman Atterbury is the son of Edward J. C. 

Atterbury and Beulah M. (Livingston) Atterbury. Edward 
J. C. Atterbury was born at Newark, New Jersey, on Au- 


Albert Hoffman Atterbury 

gust 15, 1 8 13, and spent most of his life at Manchester, 
England, and in Trenton, New Jersey, where he was a 
merchant, and where he died on March 12, 1887. His 
family was of English and French origin, his father's father 
having come to this country and settled in Newark, New 
Jersey, in 1798. His father's mother was a daughter of 
Elisha Boudinot, whose grandfather was one of the Hu- 
guenots who left France at the Revocation of the Edict 
of Nantes and came to New York. Atterbury's mother 
was born in New York City on September 14, 18 19, 
and died on February 15, 1903. Her family was of 
Scotch origin, her ancestors having come to this coun- 


try in 1690 and settled at Clermont, Livingston Manor, 
New York. 

Atterbury was born on August 29, i860, at Trenton, New 
Jersey, where he resided until he was twelve years of age, 
when he went to school at Chester, Pennsylvania. There- 
after he attended the Pennsylvania Military Academy at 
Chester, from which he was graduated in 1876. He then 
spent one year under a private tutor, and entered the sopho- 
more class of Princeton in 1877. Subsequently he left 
Princeton and entered Yale with the class of '82 in Decem- 
ber, 1878. Atterbury roomed alone throughout his college 
course, at first in the town and subsequently in North Col- 
lege. He was an editor of the Yale News for two years, 
and took the Cobden Club medal for excellence in political 

After leaving Yale Atterbury attended the Columbia Law 
School, from which he was graduated with the degree of 
B.L. in 1884. He then spent four years as a clerk, after 
which he entered upon practice by himself. During the 
spare time of his early career as a practising lawyer he 
wrote an essay of about one hundred pages on the "Admis- 
sibility of Parole Evidence in the Interpretation of Wills," 
which was awarded a prize of two hundred and fifty dol- 
lars, offered by the Bar Association of the State of New 
York for the best essay on that subject. 

He is now carrying on the practice of a successful lawyer 
in the city of New York, while in Plainfield, New Jersey, 
where he resides, he is a leader in many social and public- 
spirited enterprises. In politics Atterbury is a Cleveland 
Democrat, and has never held public office. He is a 
member of the University Club and of the Association 
of the Bar of the City of New York, and has twice, 
namely, in 1894 and again in 1907, traveled extensively 

On November 17, 1892, at East Orange, New Jersey, 



he married Emma H. Baker, the daughter of Henry J. 
Baker and Jane E. Baker. 

His business address is 30 Broad Street, New York City, 
and his residence is Plainfield, New Jersey. 

Walter Irving Badger is the son of Erastus B. Badger 
and Fanny Babcock (Campbell) Badger. Erastus B. Badger 
was born on October 1, 1828, in Boston, Massachusetts, at- 

Walter Irving Badger 

tended the public schools, and spent most of his life there 
in business, and is still alive. His father was Daniel B. 
Badger of Boston, and his mother Anne Clarke of the same 
city. Badger's family was English on his father's side, 
coming from York, England, and settling in Portsmouth, 
New Hampshire, in the early days of New England. Bad- 



ger's mother was born in Milton, Massachusetts, November 
15, 1827. She spent her early life in Milton, and died 
October 13, 1901. Her father was John Campbell, and 
her mother Fanny Babcock, both of Milton. On his moth- 
er's side Badger's ancestors were Scotch, and their first 
American home was at Milton, Massachusetts. 

Badger was born in Boston on January 15, 1859, and 
lived in that city until it came time for him to go to Yale. 
The Washington Grammar School, the Phillips Grammar 
School (1873), the English High School (1876), and 
Adams Academy (1878) had the honor of contributing 
to his early education. He entered Yale at the begin- 
ning of freshman year with the class of '82, and imme- 
diately showed evidences of his athletic ability by becoming 
captain of the freshman ball nine. All through college, 
the first two years of which he roomed with Camp on 
York Street and in South Middle, and the last two with 
Knapp in Farnam, he was a conspicuous figure by virtue of 
his athletic prowess. For four years he was on the univer- 
sity football team, and he was a member of the university 
baseball team for three years and captain in senior year. 
In junior year he was also president of the Yale Athletic 
Association and of the Intercollegiate Athletic Association. 
Badger was on the peanut bum committee, president of the 
Kappa Sigma Epsilon campaign committee, and on the 
sophomore German committee. He was a member of 
Kappa Sigma Epsilon, He Boule, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and 
Skull and Bones. 

September 21, 1882, he entered the office of Solomon 
Lincoln and George L. Huntress. While a student there he 
took a three years' course in the Boston University Law 
School, being graduated cum laude in 1885. The summer 
of 1885 he spent in Europe, partly on business and partly 
on pleasure. He was admitted to the bar of Massachusetts 
in September, 1885. 


He was ambitious to become a trial lawyer. Before he 
had studied law a year he began to try cases, and tried sev- 
eral of them before he was admitted to the bar. Since ad- 
mission most of his work has been done in the court-room. 
If he has had any specialty it has been the trial of jury 
cases. It has been said that he has tried as many jury cases 
as any lawyer in the State of Massachusetts. He has tried 
for the Boston and Maine Railroad, the Travelers' Insurance 
Company, the JEtna Life Insurance Company, the John 
Hancock Life Insurance Company, the Boston gas com- 
panies, the Jones & Laughlin Steel Company, the Cudahy 
Packing Company, Albert C. Burrage, Henry H. Rogers, 
and others. 

Perhaps the most difficult case of all was that growing 
out of the Subway explosion of March 4, 1897. The final 
trial consumed eighty-six days and resulted in a victory for 
his client, the Boston Gas Light Company, against the Edi- 
son Electric Illuminating Company. The case involving 
the most money in which he has been engaged was that of 
the Bay State Gas Company of Delaware, George W. Pep- 
per, Receiver, v. H. H. Rogers. 

For several months he was president of the Everett Na- 
tional Bank of Boston. He is a Republican, but, as he 
writes : 

"My time has been devoted to my profession. I have 
taken no part in politics. My work has demanded very close 
application, leaving me very little time for outside matters. 
Summers I have indulged in yachting and tennis, but during 
the remainder of the year sports are out of the question." 

Badger belongs to the University Club of New York, the 
University Club of Boston, the New Haven Graduates' 
Club, the Exchange and Algonquin clubs of Boston, the 
Brookline Country Club, the Yale Club of New York, the 
Eastern Yacht Club, the Boston Yacht Club, and the Curtis 
Club. His foreign travel includes a trip through England, 


Scotland, Ireland, and Belgium in 1885, and through 
France, Holland, and Germany in 1900. 

On October 6, 1887, he married Elizabeth Hand Wilcox 
of New Haven, at Center Church in that city. She is the 
daughter of Daniel Hand Wilcox and Frances Louisa ( Ans- 
ley) Wilcox of Savannah, Georgia. George A. Wilcox, an 
uncle of Mrs. Badger, was graduated from Yale, as were 
her brothers: Ansley, Marrion, Daniel H., Francis M., and 
David Urquhart Wilcox. 

They have two children: Walter Irving Badger, Jr., 
born September 16, 1891, at Cambridge, Massachusetts, 
and Grace Ansley Badger, born July 13, 1893, at West 
Chop, Massachusetts. Young Walter completed his pre- 
paratory course at St. Paul's, Concord, with the class of 
1908. He then spent six months in Arizona and four 
months in Europe, and is now a member of the class of 
1913 at Yale. 

His business address is 53 State Street, Boston, and his 
residence is 126 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 

William Elder Bailey is the son of Charles Lukens Bailey 
and Emma H. (Doll) Bailey. Charles Lukens Bailey was 
born on March 9, 1821, in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 
the son of Joseph Bailey and Martha Lukens of Pins Iron 
Works, Berks County, Pennsylvania, and died September 5, 
1899. He was in the iron business in Harrisburg, Penn- 
sylvania. The Bailey ancestors were English. Joseph 
Bailey was one of the pioneers in the iron business; and 
Charles Bailey, his son, followed in the footsteps of 
his father. Bailey's mother was born in Harrisburg 
on October 2, 1836, the daughter of William H. Doll 
and Sarah McAllister Elder of that city. On her paternal 
side she was Holland Dutch and on her maternal 
side Scotch-Irish. Her ancestors settled in Paxtang, once 


part of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Through her 
mother she was a descendant of John Elder, a graduate of 
the University of Edinburgh, who came to America in 1730 

William Elder Bailey 

and was known as "the fighting parson," because he held a 
commission as colonel in the colonial wars and was very 
active in the forming of regiments in the War of the Revo- 
lution. Our classmate had three brothers who were gradu- 
ates of Yale: Edward Bailey, Sheff. '81 ; Charles L. Bailey, 
Jr., '96; and James B. Bailey, Sheff. '89. 

Bailey was born on February 10, i860, in Harrisburg, 
Pennsylvania. Private instruction at home, one year at the 
Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and three years at 
Phillips Andover Academy prepared him for Yale, which 
he entered with the class of '82. Eaton was his roommate 
all through college, the first year on Chapel Street, the next 



in South Middle, and the last two in Durfee. Bailey was 
chairman of the freshman supper committee and a member 
of the Delta Kappa Epsilon campaign committee. His so- 
cieties were Delta Kappa, He Boule, Delta Kappa Epsilon, 
and Scroll and Key. 

From 1883 to 1888 he was in the iron business in Harris- 
burg, Pennsylvania. From 1889 to 1893 he was in real es- 
tate and banking in Seattle, Washington. He was park 
commissioner of Seattle in 1892 and 1893, and he is now 
park commissioner of Harrisburg, to which he returned 
after his years in Seattle. He is a member of the Market 
Square Presbyterian Church, the Merion Cricket Club (of 
Haverford), the Harrisburg Country Club, and the Dau- 
phin County Historical Society. In 1882, after leaving col- 
lege, and again in 1895, he visited Europe and traveled 
through many countries. 

On September 5, 1892, he married Fay Alger, daughter 
of General Russell A. Alger and Annette Henry. Mrs. 
Bailey's ancestors came from New England and were of 
English origin. Her brother, Frederick M. Alger, is a 
graduate of Harvard '99. 

There are two children: Russell Alger, born on April 3, 
1898, in Thorndale, Chester County, Pennsylvania, and An- 
nette Alger, born on September 4, 1903, in the same place. 
The boy is preparing for college. 

His address is 31 South Front Street, Harrisburg, Penn- 

Heinrich Rudolf Baltz is the son of Peter Baltz and 
Maria Margaretha (Birkenstock) Baltz. Peter Baltz was 
born in Oermingen, France, on August 24, 1825, but spent 
most of his life in Philadelphia as a manufacturer, dying 
there on June 21, 1881. Baltz's mother was born in Becht- 
heim, Germany, and spent her life there and in the Gross- 


herzogthum Hessen-Darmstadt before coming to Phila- 

Baltz was born on August 20, i860, in Philadelphia, and 

Heinrich Rudolf Baltz 

was prepared for college at George Eastburn's Academy, 
whence he was graduated in 1878. He roomed with Fries 
in a York Street house and in West Divinity and Durfee. 
The Record and the News printed contributions from him, 
and he was a member of the Yale Orchestra and of Gamma 
Nu, Eta Phi, and Psi Upsilon, and is a graduate member 
of Wolf's Head. 

Of his life since graduation Baltz writes: "I traveled 
abroad for one year and a half after graduation, principally 
in France, Italy, Spain, and Switzerland, spending three 
months of this time in Paris and four months in Rome, en- 
gaged in the study of French, Italian, and Spanish literature. 

C I 73] 


On my return I entered the law office of Biddle & Ward in 
Philadelphia, where my former college chum Harry Fries 
was then reading law ; and I was admitted to the bar in Phila- 
delphia in 1886. Recurring conditions of eye-strain obliged 
me to give up my profession and to go into business, in 
which I have been engaged since then." 

Baltz is a manufacturer. Other categories into which he 
falls are those of the Republican and the Episcopalian. His 
social and civic memberships include the University Clubs 
of New York and Philadelphia, the Merion Cricket Club, 
the German Society of Philadelphia, the Public Education 
Association of Pennsylvania, the American Civic Associa- 
tion, the Indian Rights Association, and the Civil Service 
Reform Association of Pennsylvania. In addition to the 
European trip which he mentions above, he also went abroad 
in 1888, 1896, and 1903. 

On April 23, 1901, in Calvary Church, New York City, 
he married Mary Hart Welling, daughter of Charles Hunt 
Welling and Katharine Celia Greene. Her brother, Bren- 
ton Welling, was a member of the class of '72 Yale Sheff., 
and another brother, Richard W. G. Welling, was a mem- 
ber of the class of '80 Harvard. 

A daughter, Mary Hart Welling, was born on June 20, 
1902, in Merion, Pennsylvania. 

His business address is 3101 Thompson Street, Philadel- 
phia, and his residence is Haverford, Pennsylvania. 

Erwin Hinckley Barbour is the son of Samuel William- 
son Barbour and Adeline (Hinckley) Barbour. His father 
was born on January 11, 1820, at Brookville, Indiana, and 
spent most of his life at Oxford, Ohio. He had a large 
lumber-mill, and owned land in southern and western Indi- 
ana and Ohio until he retired from business for the educa- 
tion of his children. His parents were Samuel Barbour and 



Mary Calhoun McClure, both of Ireland. The family was 
of Scotch origin, but came to this country via Ireland and 
settled in Brookville, Indiana. Barbour's mother was born 

Ervvin Hinckley Barbour 

in 1832 at Mount Carmel, Indiana, and spent her early life 
in that place. She was the daughter of Dr. Judah Hinckley 
of Barre, Massachusetts, and Elvira Hazletine of Utica, 
New York. Her family was of English origin, her ances- 
tors settling in Massachusetts. 

Judah Hinckley, M.D., his maternal grandfather, was a 
college graduate; two uncles on his mother's side, Merrit 
Hinckley, M.D., andHerschel Dwight Hinckley, M.D., were 
graduates of the Cincinnati Medical College; and Carrie 
Adeline Barbour, his sister, is a graduate (B. Sc.) of Oxford 
College. General Joseph Warren was a cousin of his grand- 
father, Samuel Barbour. Hon. J. C. Calhoun was a cousin 



of his grandmother, Mary Calhoun Barbour. The first 
Timothy Dwight was a cousin of his maternal grandfather, 
Judah Hinckley. It was this fact which gave him as a boy 
his first bias for Yale. 

Barbour was born on April 5, 1858, at Springfield, Indi- 
ana, where he lived till he was fourteen years old. He then 
moved with his parents to Oxford, Ohio. He attended the 
public school and high school there, and then entered Miami 
University. He finished his preparation for Yale under pri- 
vate tutors, and had done considerable work in natural his- 
tory, geology, botany, and chemistry before he entered in 
September, 1878. He roomed in North College sopho- 
more year with Billings, and junior and senior years he 
roomed in Farnam with C. B. Graves. He contributed a 
large number of drawings to the various Yale periodicals 
and to twenty-five publications throughout Xew England. 
He was a member of the Yale Society of Natural History 
and later its president for several years, and was also a 
member of Psi L'psilon. He made several collections of 
shells and spiders for Yale as an undergraduate, and the day 
before commencement he was appointed assistant in the 
Yale Museum and assistant in the Lnited States Paleonto- 
logical Survev. 

After graduation he continued post-graduate work at 
Yale until June, 1887, when the degree of Ph.D. was con- 
ferred on him. He served as assistant in the Yale Museum 
and the Lnited States Geological Survey from 1882 to 
1888. In 1889 and 1890 he held the Stone professorship 
of geology and natural history in Iowa College. From 1891 
to date he has been professor of geology in the Lniversity 
of Nebraska. During this time he has been State geologist 
of Nebraska, and curator of the State Museum, also geolo- 
gist of the State Board of Agriculture, and a member of the 
Agricultural Experiment Station staff. His books are: "Re- 
port of the State Geologist, Vol. I of the Nebraska Geologi- 



cal Survey, 1893," and "The Wells and Windmills of Ne- 
braska" (United States Geological Survey), and he is the 
author of one hundred and fifty-seven articles, mostly scien- 
tific. His has been a tremendously productive and busy life, 
and he has other writings of a scientific nature in course of 
preparation. As superintendent of education and mining 
for Nebraska he won many medals at the Trans-Mississippi 
and Louisiana Purchase expositions, and is a member of 
many clubs and organizations. They are the Patriarchs' 
Club and other social clubs, the Lincoln Charity Organiza- 
tion, City Improvement Society, City Park Commission, 
Congregational Club, the Nebraska Art Association, the 
Lincoln Philharmonic Society, and he is a thirty-second-de- 
gree Mason and a Shriner. He is a stockholder and a 
director of the Turner Oil Company in Kansas, and in the 
Western Land Company in Indian Territory. He is also 
a member of the Lincoln Commercial Club and of numerous 
learned societies, being a fellow of the Geological Society 
of America, the American Association for the Advancement 
of Science, the American Association of Museums, Paleonto- 
logical Society of America, Geographical Society of Amer- 
ica, American Ornithologists' Union, Nebraska Academy of 
Science, etc. He writes that in politics he is "absolutely 
independent." He was a delegate to the Conservation Con- 
ference at Washington, 1908. 

On December 6, 1887, in New Haven, Connecticut, he 
married Margaret Roxanna Lamson, daughter of William 
Lamson, Yale 1856, and Julia A. Morse. She is a descen- 
dant of General Joseph Warren and of S. F. B. Morse, the 
inventor of the telegraph. They have one daughter, 
Eleanor Barbour, born February 22, 1889, at New Haven, 

His business address is Station A, the University of Ne- 
braska, and his residence is 1234 R Street, Lincoln, Ne- 


Floyd Julius Bartlett is the son of Eathan E. Bartlett 
and Phoebe D. (Foster) Bartlett. Eathan E. Bartlett was 
born December 17, 1804, at Bath, New Hampshire. He 

Floyd Julius Bartlett 

graduated at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New 
York City, and practised in Warsaw, New York, where he 
passed the greater part of his life; he died there on July 25, 
1873. Dr. Bartlett's family long resided at Bath, New 
Hampshire, whither they moved from Newburyport, Mas- 
sachusetts, where they had settled upon their arrival from 
England in 1635. Bartlett's mother was born March 26, 
1 8 16, at Danby, New York, but spent most of her life at 
Warsaw, where she died on May 7, 1887. Her family was 
of English origin, her ancestors having come from England 
and settled at East Hampton, Long Island, at an early date. 
Bartlett's uncle, Julius Foster, was graduated from Hamil- 
ton in 1833, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 


1837, and various cousins were graduated from Mount Hol- 
yoke Seminary, Yale and Princeton universities. 

Bartlett was born October 20, 1857, at Warsaw, New 
York. He prepared for college at the Warsaw Academy, 
entering '82 in September, 1878. During freshman year he 
roomed alone, and during the remaining three years with 
Palmer; in sophomore year in South Middle, and in junior 
and senior years in Durfee. He sang in the Freshman Glee 
Club, and was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

Immediately after leaving college Bartlett entered upon 
his career as a teacher, which profession he has since followed 
uninterruptedly. His first engagement was at his boyhood's 
home, Warsaw, New York, where from 1882 to 1886 he 
was vice-principal of the high school. From 1886 to 1891 
he was superintendent of schools at Fairport, New York, 
and then removed to Albany, where he became the head of 
the classical department of the State Normal College. He 
remained in Albany until 1 895, when he accepted his present 
position, that of principal of the Auburn (New York) High 
School. All of Bartlett's ambitions are connected with his 
profession, which he loves, and the city of his residence, to 
w T hich he is greatly attached, and that his fellow townsmen 
appreciate his ability and character is evidenced by the fol- 
lowing extract from the introductory remarks of Mr. Wil- 
liam H. Seward, Jr., at a recent banquet at which he pre- 

"Mr. Bartlett's record as principal of the Auburn Aca- 
demic High School is so well known, not only to high-school 
graduates, but to all persons interested in education through- 
out the State of New York, that anything more than a for- 
mal introduction by me is unnecessary. 

"The record made by Mr. Bartlett in encouraging gradu- 
ates to continue their education with college courses is sirm 
ply astounding, and there are hundreds of Auburn graduates 
who in later years will bless him for the inspiration he has 


given them, not only in their high-school education, but in 
the continuation of it in the higher college courses." 

Bartlett married, on December 25, 1883, Mary K. Hay- 
ward, the daughter of Judge Lloyd A. Hayward, a graduate 
of Amherst, and Mary J. Farmer. They have three chil- 
dren, one a daughter, who was married in the winter of 
1909, and the other two boys, one a sophomore at Williams 
and the other preparing for Yale. He is a member of the 
Madison Avenue Dutch Reformed Church of Albany, New 
York, of the Owasco Country Club, of the Auburn City 
Club, of the Convocation Council of the Department of 
Education of the State of New York, and of the State 
Academic Principals' Association. 

His address is 9 Hamilton Avenue, Auburn, New York. 

Mortimer Stratton Bate is the son of John J. Bate and 
Hannah R. (Stratton) Bate. John J. Bate was born at Cam- 
den, New Jersey, on July 27, 1827, but spent most of his life 
in New York, where he was a merchant, and died in Brook- 
lyn on March 20, 1889. His family was of English origin, 
having come to this country in 1685 and settled in Camden, 
New Jersey. Bate's mother was born on February 10, 
1828, at Millville, New Jersey, where she spent her early 
life, and died at Cranford, New Jersey, on January 9, 1906. 
Her family was also of English origin, her ancestors hav- 
ing come to this country during the seventeenth century and 
settled in Cumberland County, New Jersey. Several of her 
ancestors served in the colonial wars and in the Revolution, 
one was a governor of New Jersey, two were congressmen, 
and several were judges. 

Bate was born on October 10, 1859, in Brooklyn, New 
York, passed his early life there, and prepared for college at 
the Polytechnic Institute, whence he was graduated in 1878, 
entering '82 at the beginning of freshman year. During 


that year he roomed with Martin Allen in Crown Street, 
while during the remaining three years he roomed with 
Moodey, in sophomore year in South Middle, and in junior 

Mortimer Stratton Bate 

and senior years in Durfee. During his course he contrib- 
uted several articles to the Record and News. He was a 
member of Delta Kappa and Psi Upsilon. 

After graduation Bate entered upon a course of medical 
study in the Long Island College Medical School, but there- 
after turned his attention to business and was engaged in 
warehousing in Brooklyn until 1886. In 1888 he became a 
partner in the firm of West & Melchers, dealers in rice and 
coffee, and in 1891 he organized with his partners the Con- 
solidated Rice Company of New Orleans. In 1895 ^ e 
firm of which Bate was a member dissolved and reorganized 
under the name of Melchers & Bate, and continued in busi- 


ness under that name for three years. At the end of that 
time Bate withdrew from the firm, and now conducts alone 
a commission business in sugar, rice, molasses, etc. Some 
years since he became interested in the Port Arthur Rice Mill 
of Port Arthur, Texas, both as a stockholder and as New 
York agent. He has traveled extensively over Louisiana 
and Texas, and has contributed many articles to various 
Southern papers and trade journals. In politics he is a 
Democrat. He is a member of the Montauk Club of Brook- 
lyn, and of the Yale Club of New York. 

On December 7, 1887, in Brooklyn, New York, he mar- 
ried Irene Sharp, the daughter of William Sharp and Han- 
nah Keeny. They have one child, a boy. 

His address is 91 Wall Street, New York City. 

Robert Parker Bates is the son of William Bates and 
Melissa Roberts (Scribner) Bates. William Bates was 
born in Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, 
on January 15, 1807, and died in Bennington, Vermont, in 
January, 1903. During most of his life he was a business 
man in the latter city. The Bates family was of English 
origin on both sides. Bates' paternal grandparents were 
Joseph Bates of Massachusetts and Mary Parker of Wind- 
sor, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Bates' mother was 
born in Enosburg, Vermont, on September 16, 1820. She 
was the daughter of Josiah Scribner and Hannah Roberts. 

Bates was born on July 15, 1861, in Bennington, Ver- 
mont, lived his early days there, and was graduated from 
the Bennington High School in 1878. In college he roomed 
with Page. Their habitation in freshman year was 127 
North, and during the other three years 162 Farnam. Bates 
belonged to Gamma Nu and Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

He studied law in Chicago and was admitted to the bar 



on March 7, 1883, being the first member of the class to 
enter a profession. He practised in Chicago in partnership 
with Page until the fall of 1885, when he was compelled to 

Robert Parker Bates 

go South on account of his health. He lived in Florida for 
a year, and, as he says, "practised law and a good many 
other things." He returned to the North in September, 
1886, and for several years practised in Chicago as a mem- 
ber of the firm of Mason, Ennis & Bates, 79 Dearborn 
Street. He then had an office alone at 120 Randolph Street, 
and is now on East Monroe Street. He has been a member 
of the Illinois militia. 

He married Minnie Lydia Couch of Gaylordsville, Con- 
necticut, on September 21, 1886, at Derby, Connecticut, and 
has two children: Alice Melissa, born September 9, 1887, 
in Chicago, and Winifred Roberts, born on July 14, 1889, 

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in Bennington, Vermont. Both daughters 
for college at the Oak Park High School 
1907. Mrs. Bates is the daughter of Ch 
M.D., and Alice Montville of Pittsfield, 
She is the seventh direct descendant from 
who came to America in the Mayflower on 
His business address is 134 East Monroe 
and his residence is 121 Gale Avenue, River 

were prepared 

in the class of 
arles F. Couch, 

John Howland, 
its first voyage. 
Street, Chicago, 

Forest, Illinois. 

Morgan Hawley Beach is the son of Samuel Ferguson 
Beach and Elizabeth (Morgan) Beach. He is English 

Morgan Hawley Beach 

on his father's side and Welsh on his mother's, and is the 
son of a Wesleyan University valedictorian of the class of 
1846, who received the degree of M.A. and spent his life 



at Alexandria, Virginia, practising law. He was born 
in Connecticut in 1828, and died near Baltimore on Sep- 
tember 15, 1893. His parents were John Burton Beach 
and Emmaline Hawley. His wife was the daughter of John 
Morgan and Eliza McCormick of Virginia. She was born 
in Virginia in 1827, and died in Alexandria on January 20, 
1877. Her family were Quakers. 

Beach himself was born on September 20, 1861, in Sandy 
Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, and spent most of 
his early life in Alexandria. He was taught by his father 
until he was fourteen years old, and attended the Episcopal 
High School of Virginia from fourteen to sixteen. Brinton 
was his roommate, and they lived at 126 York Street 
the first year, in South Middle the second, and in Durfeethe 
last two. Beach was cockswain of the class crew in the 
spring of senior year and secretary of the Yale Navy. The 
same year he was on the Courant board. He was class his- 
torian, winner of prizes in Latin prose composition and 
English, and a member of Kappa Sigma Epsilon, Eta Phi, 
Psi Upsilon, Scroll and Key, and Phi Beta Kappa. 

After graduation he studied law in the University of Vir- 
ginia, and received the degree of B.L. in June, 1884. He 
was admitted to the bar in September, 1884, but did not 
begin active practice until January, 1885, when he opened 
an office in Alexandria, Virginia. On January 1, 1886, he 
became a member of the bar of the District of Columbia, 
retaining his office in Alexandria until 1897. He was for 
several years United States district attorney, under Presi- 
dent Roosevelt, for the District of Columbia, and resigned 
that office to accept a commission as a special assistant at- 
torney-general of the United States. He is an independent 
in politics, but has had no vote since 1896, when he was a 
Gold Democrat. From March to May, 1897, he was in 
England on business. 

On October 1, 1908, he was appointed special counsel 


for the government in acquiring new sites for the Depart- 
ment of Justice, the Department of State, and the Depart- 
ment of Commerce and Labor, and on the same date formed 
a partnership for general practice of the law with Jesse C. 
Adkins, under the style of Beach & Adkins. 

On December 25, 1893, at "Oatlands," Loudoun County, 
Virginia, he married Elizabeth Grayson Carter, daughter 
of George Carter of "Oatlands" and Kate Powell of "The 
Hill." She is a direct descendant in the fifth generation 
from King Carter of Virginia. Their children are: Kath- 
arine Elizabeth, born on April 7, 1895 ; Grace Carter, born 
on September 2, 1896, these two in "Oatlands"; Elizabeth 
Morgan, born on May 11, 1898, and Samuel Ferguson, 
born on July 13, 1900, these two in Washington, District of 

His business address is Columbian Building, 416 Fifth 
Street, N. W., Washington, D. C, and his residence is 
Bethesda, near Chevy Chase, Maryland. 

John Fred Beede is the son of John W. Beede and Mary 
(Way) Beede. The Beede family is of English origin, 
having come to this country at an early day and settled in 
New England. John W. Beede was a merchant in Mere- 
dith, New Hampshire, all his life after being graduated 
from the New Hampshire Seminary at Northfield, and died 
in Meredith in 1885. 

Beede was born on April 8, 1859, at Meredith, and 
passed his early life there, attending the New Hampshire 
Conference Seminary, now the Tilton Seminary, from which 
he was graduated in 1877. He spent one year at the Boston 
University, and entered '82 at the commencement of sopho- 
more year, rooming with Brockway on York Street during 
sophomore and in North during junior year, and with King- 


man in Farnam during senior year. He was a member of 
Psi Upsilon. 

After graduation Beede was successively connected with 

John Fred Beede 

banks in Boston and New York City, and the Marine Bank 
in Buffalo, but in 1885 he returned to Meredith, where he 
has since lived, engaged in the general merchandising busi- 
ness which was established by his father in 1850. He is also 
interested in several manufacturing industries. He is a 
prominent member of the community, and is president of 
the Meredith Village Savings Bank and director of the 
People's National Bank at Laconia, New Hampshire, and 
also a trustee of the Tilton Seminary. 

On April 15, 1901, he married Martha B. Melcher, daugh- 
ter of the Hon. Woodbury L. Melcher, a graduate of Bow- 
doin in the class of '56. He has two children: a daughter, 


Frances Melcher, born October 20, 1903, and a son, John 
Woodbury, born March 9, 1906. 

His address is Meredith, New Hampshire. 

Samuel Bennett is the son of Samuel Bennett and Eliza- 
beth (Chenault) Bennett. His father was born at White- 
hall, Kentucky, on October 25, 1805, where he spent most 

Samuel Bennett 

of his life as a farmer, and died March 9, 1888. Bennett's 
paternal ancestors came to this country from Scotland in 
1660, and settled in Baltimore County, Maryland, thence 
removing to Whitehall, where the family has lived for a 
number of generations. Bennett's mother was born August 
30, 18 15, at Richmond, Kentucky, and spent her life there 


until she was married. She died on September 14, 1898. 
On his mother's side Bennett is of French origin. His 
brother, James Bennett, was a graduate of Center College 
of Danville, Kentucky, in the class of 1858, while another 
brother, David Bennett, was graduated from Bellevue Hos- 
pital Medical College of New York in 1863, and a third 
brother, Waller Bennett, was graduated from Yale in 1872. 

Bennett was born October 2, 1858, at Whitehall, Ken- 
tucky. Before coming to Yale he was graduated from the 
Central University at Richmond, Kentucky, and entered '82 
at the beginning of sophomore year. During his college 
course he roomed with Chenault, in sophomore year in the 
town, in junior year in Farnam, and in senior year in Durfee 
Hall. Bennett, commonly known as "Bunk," strolled onto 
the campus in sophomore year, where his bland smile, child- 
like demeanor, and Kentucky drawl soon won him a host of 
friends, and he and his running mate Chenault rapidly as- 
similated the college atmosphere. 

Since graduation he has been located in his native State, 
where he has interested himself in agricultural pursuits. 
Later politics occupied his attention, and he became deputy 
collector of internal revenue. Tiring of this, he accepted 
the position of cashier of the Louisville and Nashville Rail- 
road, which position he occupied from 1894 to 1895. ^ e " 
entering politics, he became corporation clerk in the office 
of the State auditor. Through the death of his parents he 
came into possession of the family homestead at Whitehall, 
since which time he has resided there and tilled the ancestral 
acres. The twenty-fifth anniversary was the first occasion 
on which Bennett returned to New Haven since 1882, 
and both he and Mrs. Bennett, whom he brought with him, 
enjoyed the occasion to the utmost. 

Bennett married on February 18, 1886, Mary W. War- 
field, the daughter of Benjamin Warfield and Clara Coch- 
rane. Both the father and grandfather of Mrs. Bennett 



arc college graduates, the former of Transylvania Univer- 
sity, and the latter of Center College, Kentucky. Mrs. 
Bennett also had several cousins who were graduates of 
Princeton University. As a good Republican and a disciple 
of Roosevelt, in a State where Republicans are needed, Ben- 
nett is opposed to race suicide, and is the father of seven 
children, all but two of whom are living. Of these three 
are boys and two are girls. The eldest son is a graduate of 
the State University of Kentucky, and is now a mechanical 
engineer in New York City with the American Blower Com- 
pany. Another son is with the Louisville and Nashville 
Railroad, and the youngest is a student in the Lexington 
High School. Both the girls are students at the State Uni- 

His address is 173 Woodland Avenue, Lexington, Ken- 

Cyrus Bentley is the son of Cyrus Bentley and Anna 
Hammond (Riley) Bentley. The father of our classmate 
was a Chicago lawyer and a Brown University graduate in 
the class of 1844. He was born in Lebanon Springs, Co- 
lumbia County, New York, on October 15, 18 19, and died 
in Rochester, New York, on June 23, 1888. His parents 
were William Northrup Bentley and Rhoda Goodrich of 
Lebanon Springs, and the ancestors on this side of the fam- 
ily were English, having come from England about 1725 
and settled in Rhode Island. Our classmate's mother was 
the daughter of Ashbel W. Riley and Charlotte Stillson of 
Rochester. She was born in that city on April 27, 1830. 
Her ancestors were French-Irish. 

Bentley was born on September 5, 1 861, in Chicago, lived 
in the "Windy City" while he was a boy, and got his ele- 
mentary education from "poor private schools and tutors." 
(These are his words.) In spite of the inferior way in 


which his three R's were drilled into him, he maintained a 
high stand during the four years. For part of sophomore 
year he roomed with Badger, and in junior and senior years 

Cyrus Bent ley 

with Darling. He was on the class ball team after fresh- 
man year, and was a Record editor in senior year. His so- 
cieties were Kappa Sigma Epsilon, He Boule, Psi Upsilon, 
and Scroll and Key. 

Northwestern University presented him with the degree 
of LL.B. (1884) after two years' work in the law school. 
Since that time he has practised law in Chicago very success- 
fully, and has held many positions of trust. He was active 
in the formation of the International Harvester Company, 
and was for some years its general counsel. He has also 
been active in municipal and educational affairs in Chicago. 
He spends his summers in the northern Michigan woods. 


On January 8, 1889, in Chicago, he married Elizabeth 
King. They have two children: Margaret, born August 28, 
1892, and Richard, born June 5, 1894, both in Elmhurst, 
Illinois. Mrs. Bentley's parents were Henry W. King and 
Aurelia Case King. 

His business address is 215 Dearborn Street, and his resi- 
dence is 713 Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois. 

Charles Kingsbury Billings is the son of James Mor- 
timer Billings and Julia Root (Holmes) Billings. James 

Charles Kingsbury Billings 

Mortimer Billings was born on April 30, 182^, in Somers- 
ville, Connecticut, became wealthy as a commission mer- 
chant in Philadelphia and New York, and died in the latter 
city on April 14, 1869. Alpheus Billings of Somersville 


and Mary Kingsbury of Tolland, Connecticut, were our 
classmate's grandparents on his father's side, and his ances- 
tors first lived in Concord, Massachusetts, Nathaniel Bill- 
ings having come over from England sometime between 
1635 and 1640. Billings' mother, Julia Root Holmes of 
Feeding Hills and Westfield, Massachusetts, was the daugh- 
ter of David Holmes of Stafford, Connecticut, and Saphro- 
nia Root of Somers, Connecticut. She was born on April 
10, 1827, in Somers, and died on January 7, 1899, m New 
York City. The Holmes forebears came from Ipswich, 
England, in 1634, in the ship Francis, and settled at Dor- 
chester, Massachusetts. 

Billings was born on July 25, 1859, in Germantown, Penn- 
sylvania, and was schooled in New York City. He pre- 
pared for college with private instructors, and entered '82 
a few weeks after the term began. He roomed with Bar- 
bour in sophomore year after Christmas, in North Middle 
and North. Kittredge was his roommate in junior and 
senior years in Durfee. Billings won several prizes in high 
jumping and bicycle racing, and competed at Mott Haven in 
the intercollegiate bicycle races. Kappa Sigma Epsilon and 
Psi Upsilon were his societies. 

He entered the Yale Law School in 1884, and was gradu- 
ated in 1886 and admitted to the Connecticut bar, but he has 
never practised. 

"I have looked after my own property and been trustee 
of an estate," he writes, "and I have been treasurer of sev- 
eral clubs. Since entering the Law School in 1884 I have 
lived in New Haven." 

Billings is a Republican, and a member of the Graduates' 
and Country clubs in New Haven. In 1880 he traveled in 
England, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, and Italy. 

On March 27, 1884, in New Haven, he married Mary 
Elizabeth Alden, daughter of Dexter Alden and Margaret 
E. Feeter. Mrs. Billings was a direct descendant in the sev- 



enth generation from John Alden and Priscilla Mullens, and 
on her mother's side was connected with old Dutch families 
near Little Falls, New York. She died at Woodbridge, 
Connecticut, on May 17, 1905. Billings has six children: 
Charles Kingsbury, Jr., born on November 21, 1885; Mar- 
garet Louise, born on November 10, 1886; Mabel Frances, 
born on May 3, 1888; Julia Holmes, born on January 17, 
1890; Mary Elizabeth, born on February 7, 1892; and 
John Alden, born on October 11, 1898; all in New Haven. 
Charles Kingsbury, Jr., was in Sheff. 1907, and prepared at 
Holbrook's School, Ossining, New York. 

His address is 382 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, Con- 

Charles Edward Blumlev 

Charles Edward Blumley taught in the Free Academy at 
Norwich, Connecticut, for four years. He also studied law 

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and was admitted to practice in September, 1884. He was 
actively engaged in the practice of his profession in Norwich 
for a number of years, but thereafter lost his health and 
withdrew from practice. 

His address is Norwich, Connecticut. 

George Shepard Boltwood is the son of Lucius Manlius 
Boltwood and Clarinda Boardman (Williams) Boltwood. 
Boltwood is of English ancestry on both sides. The Bolt- 

George Shepard Boltwood 

wood forebears came from Essex County, England, in 1648, 
and settled in Glastonbury, Connecticut. In course of time 
appeared one Lucius Boltwood of Amherst, Massachusetts, 
who married Fanny Haskins Shepard of Little Compton, 



Rhode Island, and they were the grandparents of our class- 
mate. Lucius M. Boltwood was born on June 8, 1825, in 
Amherst, and was graduated from Amherst College in 
1843. He also took the theological course at Andover, and 
was graduated in 1847, but was never ordained. From 
1852 to 1863 he was librarian of Amherst College. Other 
parts of his life were spent in Hartford and New Haven, 
Connecticut, and Grand Rapids, Michigan. He died in 
Grand Rapids on February 28, 1905. Boltwood's mother 
was born on August 31, 1836, and was brought up in 
Goshen, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Hinckley 
Williams of Goshen and Elvira A. Wright of Pownal, 
Vermont. Her ancestors came from London in 1641 
and settled in Springfield, Massachusetts. Relatives who 
have been graduated from various colleges are as fol- 
lows: Mase Shepard, Dartmouth 1785, great-grandfather; 
Lucius Boltwood, Williams 18 14, grandfather; Edward 
Boltwood, Yale i860, uncle; Thomas K. Boltwood, 
Yale 1864, uncle; Edward Boltwood, Yale 1892, cousin; 
Bertram B. Boltwood, Shelf. 1892, cousin; Lucius Bolt- 
wood, Yale 1883, brother; Charles W. Boltwood, Yale 
1890, brother; Lucius M. Boltwood, Amherst 1843, father. 

To this galaxy of college-goers was added on March 2, 
1 86 1, at Amherst, Massachusetts, our classmate. Of the 
years required to make him old enough for Yale, he lived 
the first six in Amherst, one in Washington, District of 
Columbia, and the remainder in Hartford, Connecticut. In 
Hartford he attended the West Middle District School and 
the Public High School. For the first year of college he 
roomed alone on Wall Street, and thereafter lived at home, 
as his father had moved to New Haven. The elder Bolt- 
wood disapproved of secret societies, and would not allow 
his son to join any. 

For a year after graduation Boltwood was employed on 
the United States Geological Survey and in the Peabody 


Museum. The following two years were spent in the Yale 
Law School, from which he emerged in 1885 with an LL.B. 
In November, 1885, he went to Grand Rapids, Michigan. 
To-day he is senior member of the firm of Boltwood & Bolt- 
wood, attorneys-at-law. He has been a member of the 
board of trustees of the Park Congregational Church in that 
city for a dozen years, and is a member of the Board of 
Trade, the Civic Club, the Kent Country Club, the Kent 
County Bar Association, and the Grand Rapids Credit 
Men's Association. He is treasurer of the Union Benevo- 
lent Association Hospital, has been a director of the Young 
Men's Christian Association, a member of the executive 
board of the Grand Rapids Anti-Tuberculosis Society, and 
has been president of the Western Michigan Congrega- 
tional Club. From June to September in 1905 he traveled 
in Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, 
and England. 

He was married on September 1, 1891, in Grand Rapids, 
to Mary Gernon Rice, daughter of Harvey Adams Rice 
and Eliza Gernon. They have one child, Ruth Gernon, 
born in Grand Rapids on April 15, 1894. 

His business address is 601-7 Michigan Trust Company 
Building, and his residence is 693 Jefferson Avenue, Grand 
Rapids, Michigan. 

Benjamin Brewster is the son of Joseph Brewster and 
Sarah Jones (Bunce) Brewster. He is English on both 
sides of the house. Joseph Brewster was born in New Ha- 
ven, Connecticut, on February 16, 1822, was graduated 
from Yale in 1842, was a minister of the Protestant Epis- 
copal Church in or near New Haven most of his life, and 
died in Brooklyn on November 20, 1895. His parents were 
James Brewster of Norwich (or Preston), Connecticut, and 
New Haven, and Mary Hequomberg of New Haven. The 

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original American ancestors of the Brewsters came over in 
the Mayflower from Scrooby, Yorkshire, England (via 
Levden, Holland), in 1620, and settled at Plymouth. Massa- 

B m 

Benjamin Brewster 

chusetts. William Brewster, in his home in Scrooby, pre- 
vious to his voyage in the Mayflozver, harbored the early 
Separatists' meetings. At Levden he had a printing-press, 
and at Plymouth. Massachusetts, he was "preaching elder" 
— practically the pastor. Our classmate's mother was the 
daughter of Chauncey Bunce of Westville. Connecticut, and 
Letitia Lockwood oi Derby. Connecticut. She was born on 
August 14. 1S23, in Westville. and died on November 17, 
1S66. in Mount Carmel. 

Brewster, who in his later occupation followed the family 
example set by Elder Brewster, was born on November 25. 
1S60. in New Haven. In 1S64 he moved to Mount Carmel, 


attended the elementary school there and studied at home, 
until about 1873, when he was sent to the Eaton School in 
New Haven. In 1875 ne entered the Hopkins Grammar 
School, from which he was graduated in 1878 to prove an 
ornament to the class of '82 in Yale. He held a Woolsey 
scholarship, took a first prize in English composition in 
sophomore year, and was Townsend essayist and De Forest 
prize speaker in senior year. This literary ability was evi- 
denced also by contributions to the Lit and the C our ant. 
In senior year he was one of the /,/'/ editors. He was a 
member of Delta Kappa, Eta Phi, Psi Upsilon, and Skull 
and Bones. In freshman year he roomed with his brother, 
William J. Brewster, '81, in East Divinity. For the rest of 
his course he was with George Graves, sophomore year in 
North Middle, and junior and senior years in Farnam. 
Of his career since graduation Brewster writes: 
"Inasmuch as my future occupation was not clear to me 
at the time of my graduation, I took a year to think things 
over, spending a few months in graduate work with Presi- 
dent Porter at New Haven, and then (because I had to earn 
my living) teaching school for six months in Cleveland, as 
an assistant in Mr. Bridgman's Academy. In the summer 
of 1883 it became evident to me that I ought to study for 
the ministry, and I spent three years in theological study at 
the General Theological Seminary (Protestant Episcopal) 
in New York. There, just before my ordination to the 
diaconate, my dear friend and classmate, the late James 
Campbell, saw me, declared that I was tired and needed a 
change, and gave me a most liberal present for a four 
months' trip in Europe. For five years, from November, 
1886, I was an assistant minister in Calvary Parish, New 
York, being in charge of Calvary Chapel, East Twenty- 
third Street, during the last four years of this period. My 
marriage to Stella Yates took place June 10, 1891, and in 
November of that year we moved to South Orange, New 

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Jersey, where we spent four happy years, I being the rector 
of the Church of the Holy Communion. Here our oldest 
child, Katrina, was born. 

"In 1895 it seemed to the doctors best that I should reside 
in a dry climate, and, the way opening to the rectorship of 
Grace Church, Colorado Springs, we lived in that delightful 
spot from November, 1895, until May 30, 1906. Here our 
boy, named Benjamin Yates, was born. But sadness came 
to us in the death of our third child, Josephine Stella, aged 
six months, just before Christmas, 1900. 

"Colorado gave me health and vigor, and broadened my 
horizon. Though the East never ceases to attract, I am 
glad to have learned something of the great West. At the 
earnest request of the Bishop of Salt Lake, backing the call 
of the parish, I went to Salt Lake City, Utah, assuming the 
charge of the Cathedral Parish there (St. Mark's) on June 
I, 1906. 

"After three years of work in the Mormon city, the 
House of Bishops of my Church called me to be missionary 
Bishop of Western Colorado. I was consecrated to this 
office on June 17, 1909, at Salt Lake City, and at once moved 
to Colorado, making my residence at Glenwood Springs. 
But I am away from home more than half the time, travel- 
ing over the twenty huge counties on 'the Western Slope,' 
which are included in my jurisdiction. We have four living 
children now, two having been born in Utah. It was the 
advent of our little William, on June 24, 1907, which kept 
me away from the quarter-centennial reunion of the class." 

The date of Brewster's graduation from the seminary was 
1886. The European trip in 1886 took him to Great Brit- 
ain, France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, and Italy. He 
visited the same countries again in the summer of 1889. A 
sermon of his on "Queen Victoria" has been issued in pam- 
phlet form, and he has published various articles, among 
them "Divorce and Marriage" in the Michigan Law Re- 



view, and an address entitled "Impressions of Mormonism," 
which appeared in the Colorado Springs Gazette, December 
7, 1906. He was a member of the standing committee of 
the diocese of Colorado from 1897 to 1906, and president 
of the Council of Advice in the district of Salt Lake from 
1906 to 1909. From 1899 to 1906 he was chaplain of the 
Colorado Springs lodge of Elks, and from 1895 to 1906 
he was chaplain of the Colorado Springs council of the 
Royal Arcanum. In 1897 and 1898 he was a director of the 
Colorado Springs Young Men's Christian Association. 

His wife, Stella Yates, born on November 23, 1866, is 
the daughter of Charles Yates (brigadier-general in the 
Civil War) and Josephine Bosworth. She had the follow- 
ing kinsfolk who were college graduates: father, Charles 
Yates, Union; grandfather, Judge Joseph Sollace Bosworth 
of the New York Supreme Court, Hamilton; uncle, Joseph 
Bosworth, College of the City of New York; cousin, Bishop 
H. Y. Satterlee, Columbia. 

Brewster has had the following children: Katrina Myn- 
derse, born on May 16, 1894, in South Orange, New Jer- 
sey; Benjamin Yates, born on December 28, 1896, in 
Colorado Springs; Josephine Stella, born on June 8, 1900, 
in Colorado Springs (died on December 18, 1900) ; Wil- 
liam, born on June 24, 1907, in Salt Lake City; and Stella 
Frances, born on November 5, 1908, in Salt Lake City. 

His address is Glenwood Springs, Colorado. 

Ferree Brinton is the son of John Ferree Brinton and 
Anna (Binney) Brinton. His parents both came of English 
stock. Our classmate's father was born on July 29, 1827, 
in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a graduate of Yale in 
1848, and an attorney-at-law in Philadelphia and in Lan- 
caster County. He died in Philadelphia on November 20, 



1878. His parents were Ferree Brinton and Elizabeth 
Sharpless of Lancaster County. The Ferree ancestors were 
French Huguenots, and came to this country in 1708 from 

Ferree Brinton 

France via Bavaria, the Black Forest, and England, to 
settle in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, after a short so- 
journ at Esopus, New York. The Brinton ancestors came 
from Staffordshire, England, in 1624, and settled in Chester 
County, Pennsylvania. Our classmate's mother was born 
on December 24, 1834, in Boston, where she lived until her 
marriage. She died on July 17, 1870, at Newport, Rhode 
Island. Her parents were Amos Binney and Mary Anna 
Binney, first cousins, both of Boston. The Binney ancestors 
came from Nottinghamshire, England, in 1678, and settled 
at Hull, Massachusetts. Other ancestors include the 
Raines, the Shaws, the Lorings, and Stephen Hopkins, 

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who came over in the Mayflower in 1620. The Binney men 
of his mother's generation were all Harvard graduates. 
Brinton's brother Sharswood was in the Yale class of 1886. 

Brinton was born on July 8, 1861, in Philadelphia, lived 
in that city for about two years, then in Lancaster County 
till 1866, then in France till 1870, and then principally in 
Philadelphia until he entered college in 1878. For several 
years he was at Rugby Academy in Philadelphia, and for the 
last year before college had a private tutor. In freshman 
year he roomed alone at Mrs. Hotchkiss', on York Street, 
in sophomore year with Beach in 49 South Middle, in junior 
and senior years with Beach in Durfee. He was the chair- 
man of the senior supper committee and received an oration 
appointment. He was a member of Delta Kappa, of Psi 
Upsilon, and is a graduate member of Wolf's Head. 

He spent six months in Europe after graduation, visiting 
Ireland, England, Scotland, Holland, Belgium, Germany, 
Italy, France, Switzerland, Austria, and Hungary. On his 
return he entered the law school of the University of Penn- 
sylvania, and received the LL.B. degree, with the prize for 
the best final examination, in June, 1885. Thereupon he 
was admitted to practice in Philadelphia, and has been an 
attorney-at-law there since. He writes : 

"About nine years ago I bought two acres of land in 
Radnor Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, about 
eight minutes' w r alk from St. David's station, and built 
thereon a comfortable two-story house, with large rooms 
and wide porches. Since that time I have added, from time 
to time, three acres more of ground, and have improved the 
land, which was originally a corn-field, and also the house, 
so that I now have a very comfortable place of five acres, 
upon which, in addition to a rather large and attractive 
house, I have a chicken-house, an automobile-house, a small 
summer cabin, a vegetable-garden, tennis court, and plenty 
of lawn, with slowly growing trees and shrubbery. Here I 



have been living all the year around for the past eight years, 
coming in to my law office in Philadelphia every day, either 
by train or by automobile. 

"I am sorry that I have nothing more entertaining to 
relate. I am, however, reasonably well, surrounded by a 
loving and attractive family, living in a comfortable home, 
having plenty of good friends, and provided with sufficient 
worldly wealth, including the products of my own labor, to 
make life for myself and family pleasant and happy. 

"I have had, by reason of my hardness of hearing, to 
restrict my own legal business to office work, and to assist 
other lawyers engaged in court work in the really legal end 
of their business. From a financial standpoint the arrange- 
ment is fairly good." 

In the course of his work he has found time to visit Eu- 
rope six times in addition to his 1882 trip. In 1889 he trav- 
eled in England and France. In 1890 it was Germany, 
Switzerland, and France. The following year he visited 
England and Wales. In 1906 the trip included Germany, 
France, and England. In 1907 it was restricted to Holland, 
while in 1908 it was an automobile trip in France. He is 
a member of the Graduates' Club of New Haven, the Uni- 
versity Club of New York, and the Rittenhouse Club of 
Philadelphia. At various times in the past he has belonged 
to the Racquet Club, the Country Club, the University Club, 
the Philadelphia Cricket Club, the Merton Cricket Club, 
and the Germantown Cricket Club, all of or near Phila- 

On April 25, 1893, in New Haven, Connecticut, he mar- 
ried Lina Ives, daughter of Dr. Robert S. Ives (Yale '64) 
and Maria Stille. They have three children: Caroline Ives, 
born on March 25, 1894; Anna Binney, born on January 
22, 1896; and Ferree Brinton, born on August 9, 1900, all 
in Philadelphia. Mrs. Brinton comes of a Yale family. 
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Yale Medical 1838, her great-grandfather, Eli Ives, was 
Yale 1799, and various brothers and uncles were likewise 
Yale men. The Ives family settled in Connecticut about 
1630. Mrs. Brinton's maternal grandfather, Alfred Stille, 
whose family came from Sweden and settled near Philadel- 
phia in 1642, was graduated from Yale in the class of 1832. 
His business address is 804 Land Title Building, Broad 
and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, and his residence is St. 
David's, Pennsylvania. 

* Fred John BROCKWAY was the son of John G. Brockway 
and Amanda (Carroll) Brockway. He was born in South 

Fred John Brockway 

Sutton, New Hampshire, on February 24, i860, and pre- 
pared for college at the Tilton (New Hampshire) Semi- 

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nary. He entered '82 at the beginning of sophomore year 
and roomed with Beede on York Street in sophomore and 
in North during junior year. In senior year he roomed with 
Rolfe in North. 

After graduation he taught two years in Stamford, Con- 
necticut, and then entered the College of Physicians and 
Surgeons in New York, from which he received the de- 
gree of M.D. in 1887. For the two years following he 
was in the surgical department of Roosevelt Hospital, and 
then became first resident surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hos- 
pital in Baltimore, Maryland. In the fall of 1890 he re- 
turned to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New 
York as lecturer and demonstrator of anatomy, and was 
later secretary of the faculty. He was a member of the 
American Museum of Natural History, the American Asso- 
ciation of Anatomists, the New York Academy of Sciences, 
the New York Academy of Medicine, the Alumni Associa- 
tion of Roosevelt Hospital, the Johns Hopkins Residents' 
Association, the Omega Society of the College of Physicians 
and Surgeons, the New England Society, and the New York 
Athletic Club. He was the author of "Chemistry and Phy- 
sics" and a "Compendium of Anatomy," and of several 
valuable monographs on anatomical subjects. His death 
occurred at Brattleboro, Vermont, on April 21, 1901, after 
an illness of several months which was largely the result of 
ceaseless devotion to his profession. He was a member of 
the Methodist Church. 

On November 25, 1891, he married Marian L. Turner, 
daughter of A. M. Turner, cashier of the Union Mining 
Company of Mount Savage, Maryland. Two daughters 
were born to him: Marian, on May 13, 1896, and Dorothy, 
on February 27, 1898. 

He was quiet in manner, thoughtful and conscientious in 
all his conduct. Enthusiastically devoted to his professional 
work, he found little time for recreation, yet his sense of 



humor was such that he made a most congenial companion 
and was greatly beloved and respected by all who knew him. 

Nathaniel Richardson Bronson is the son of Lu 

Stone Bronson and Elizabeth Xancv (Baldwin) Bronson. 

Nathaniel Richardson Bronson 

Bronson the elder was a Connecticut merchant. He 
born on April 20. 1S21, at Middlebury, and lived sac 
sively at Watertown ( 1S40) and Waterbury : ' 
in the latter town on October 30. 1892. His father 
Garry Bronson, and his mother Comfort Richardson, both 
of Middlebury. The Bronsons can be gen- 

erations in New England and the Richardsons eight, "pure- 
blooded New England Yankee- :es our classmate 



whence — it is doubtful. I am of the belief that both can be 
traced to England, but I cannot prove it. My ancestor 
John Bronson was one of the original eight settlers of 
Waterbury, coming from Farmington." Bronson's mother 
was born on September 27, 1823, in Norfolk, Connecticut. 
She lived in Norfolk until her marriage, and died in Upper 
Montclair, New Jersey, on December 28, 1906. Her father 
was Amos Baldwin of Watertown and Norfolk, Connecti- 
cut, and her mother was Elizabeth Bryan of Prospect and 

Bronson was born on July 3, i860, in Waterbury, Con- 
necticut, and spent his early days there, attending the public 
grade and high schools till 1875, and then the English and 
Classical for three more years. He entered our class at the 
beginning of freshman year, and for the first year roomed 
alone on Chapel Street. In sophomore year he had a room 
in Farnam with Lowe, in junior year in North College with 
W. Anderson, '84, now dead, and in senior year in Farnam 
with Anderson again. He indulged in athletic sports, such 
as walking, running, baseball, and football. 

Bronson received an LL.B. from the Yale Law School 
in 1884, and he has confined himself closely to the practice 
of law in his native city of Waterbury. He writes : 

"In January, 1885, Mr. George E. Terry, one of the old 
lawyers, a man of high standing, who had been for years 
associated with Kellogg's father, as Kellogg & Terry, but 
who had been alone then for four years, asked me to come 
with him, which I did with great suddenness and despatch. 
Mr. Terry behaved himself very well, and I took him into 
partnership on the 1st of July, 1888, under the firm name 
of Terry & Bronson. That partnership continued until the 
middle of January, 1901. Mr. Terry meantime, with in- 
creasing age, had become subject to certain physical infirmi- 
ties, and under his doctor's orders he stopped short. 

"I carried on the business, and in 1906, July 1, took into 


partnership with myself Mr. Lawrence L. Lewis, who had 
been in my office for several years practising law. The rela- 
tion then assumed still continues, and I hope will. 

"My practice has been of a corporation and commercial 
nature, and I have been also largely interested in real estate 
practice. Perhaps I do more corporation work than any- 
thing else. 

"I have been moderately successful, with no serious set- 
backs. The office has all the practice that it can well attend 
to, but beyond that I don't know that it is necessary or worth 
while to say further. My health has been fairly good, by 
virtue of the fact that I have taken pretty good care of it, 
notwithstanding the fact that I am worked about to the 
limit, and have been for many years. 

"Beyond golf, of recent years I have had no regular exer- 
cise except in the saddle. 

"I have been interested for two years back in the promo- 
tion and construction of a street railway, fifteen miles across 
country. It will be finished in the course of the next year, 
but from that I have resigned all connection. 

"I have two boys. They both say they are going to Yale, 
of course. The younger one, aged ten, can with difficulty 
abide the sight of a red scarf." 

Bronson belongs to the Waterbury Club, the Waterbury 
Golf Club (of which he has been president), the Yale Club 
of New York, the Waterbury Republican Club (he is a Re- 
publican), and the Waterbury Bar Association (of which he 
is treasurer) . 

Helen Adams Norton became Mrs. Nathaniel Richard- 
son Bronson in Brooklyn on March 26, 1889. She is a 
daughter of Henry Lott Norton and Julia Adams. On the 
father's side her ancestors were New Englanders, on the 
mother's side New York Dutch, living on the Hudson River. 
She had one uncle who was graduated at Yale, Wilfred 
Ernest Norton. The two boys who have been mentioned 



above are Norton Bronson, born on February 28, 1894, and 
Richardson Bronson, born on October 12, 1896, both in 

His business address is 136 Grand Street, and his resi- 
dence is 59 Pine Street, Waterbury, Connecticut. 

* Wayland Irving Bruce was the son of Alfred Bruce and 
Mary Emily (McAlpine) Bruce. He was born at Hillside, 
Columbia County, New York, on May 12, 1858. His 

Wayland Irving Bruce 

father died in 1876, and the same year he entered Williston 
Seminary at Easthampton, Massachusetts, where he studied 
for two years, and was graduated with the class of 1 878. He 
entered college while under the guardianship of his elder 

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brother, the Hon. Wallace Bruce, Yale 1867, and roomed 
throughout the course with Lewis in North Middle and 
Durfee. He won a freshman mathematical prize, composi- 
tion prizes in both terms of sophomore year, and at the 
Junior Exhibition he divided the first prize with Storrs. He 
was an editor of the Lit and one of the Townsend speakers. 
His societies were Gamma Xu, Eta Phi, Delta Kappa Epsi- 
lon, Scroll and Key, and Phi Beta Kappa. 

The year after graduation he was connected with the 
Bryant Literary Union of New York City, and then spent a 
year in study in Germany and in European travel. On his 
return from abroad he taught in the Albany Academy at 
Albany, New York, and thereafter was for twenty-one years 
instructor in modern languages in Williston Seminary. He 
visited Europe repeatedly during that time, spending sum- 
mers in France, Holland, England, Germany, Switzerland, 
and the Austrian Tyrol. He was beloved by a great number 
who were students in his classes in successive years, and was 
much esteemed by the townspeople. He was for a number 
of years warden of St. Philip's Protestant Episcopal Church. 
He received the degree of M.A. from Yale in 1888. Bruce 
had not been in good health for several years, and died of 
appendicitis at his home in Easthampton on June 2, 1906, 
at the age of forty-eight. 

On April 3, 1883, at New Haven, Connecticut, he mar- 
ried Mary Emily Skinner, daughter of Franklin Skinner and 
Eliza Perry. He had one son, Donald, born on July 23, 
1884, at Newtonville, Massachusetts, who was graduated 
from Yale in the class of 1906. 

* James Alexander Campbell was born in St. Louis, 
Missouri, on March 16, i860. He was named after a 



favorite brother of his father, a young man of very bright 
intellectual powers, who died in early manhood at the 
family home, Aughalane House in the county of Tyrone, 

James Alexander Campbel 

Ireland, to which place the family had removed from Scot- 
land. Campbell's early education was at Washington Uni- 
versity, St. Louis, where he held a high place in his class and 
was very highly regarded by his instructors; but most of his 
education was under the personal attention of his mother, 
who took a very great pride in all his work, and with whom 
he was on the closest terms of intimacy. He roomed with 
French; during sophomore year in South Middle and during 
junior and senior years in Durfee. As an undergraduate 
he was a member of Delta Kappa, Eta Phi, Psi Upsilon, and 
Skull and Bones. 

He remained at Yale for a year after graduation, study- 


ing in the Graduate Department; and in July, 1883, he went 
abroad on an extended tour, from which he returned in the 
spring of 1885. In the succeeding autumn he entered the 
Law School of Harvard University, from which he was grad- 
uated in 1888. After this he went abroad again, and while 
living in Paris with his brothers had a very severe attack of 
the grippe in January, 1890. This was followed by conges- 
tion of the lungs and pneumonia, and he lingered on the 
verge of death for several months. He then rallied a little 
from the extreme prostration, but only to experience a fatal 
relapse, attended with great suffering. He died in Paris on 
July I3> 189°- 

His life was remarkable for its modesty, its tenderness 
and gentleness, for its chivalry and integrity; indeed, for all 
that makes the true gentleman. Princely generosity, a sym- 
pathetic heart, painstaking consideration for the feelings of 
others, loyalty to truth, and self-sacrificing fidelity to hard 
duties — these were some of his characteristics that won for 
him our love and respect. 

* David Anderson Chenault entered '82 at the begin- 
ning of sophomore year and roomed with Bennett, the first 
year on George Street, junior year in Farnam, and senior 
year in Durfee. He was a member of Psi Upsilon. After 
graduation he was for two years a member of the firm of 
Isaac Brinker & Company, commission merchants and 
wholesale fruit and produce dealers, at Denver, Colorado. 
He w r as afterward at his home at White Hall, Kentucky, 
for a year, engaged in farming, and for three years was in 
the live-stock business, together with farming, at De Graff, 
Kansas. He returned to Kentucky in 1891 and established 
the University School of Kentucky at Louisville, of which 
institution he was president. He died January 21, 1903. 

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On July 17, 1883, at Richmond, Kentucky, he married 
Bettie Baker Bronston. Thev had two children: Nettie 



David Anderson Chenault 

Bronston, born December 12, 1884, and Walter Scott, born 
July 22, 1888. 

William Churchill is the son of William Churchill and 
Sarah Jane (Starkweather) Churchill. He is of English 
descent on both sides. The paternal ancestors came from 
Devonshire, England, in 1632, and settled at Plymouth, 
Massachusetts. Those on his mother's side were a part of 
the New Haven Colony. William Churchill of Boston and 
Mary Myrick Hayden of Nantucket were his grandparents, 
and his father w r as a merchant importer of porcelains. The 
father was born on February 4, 1825, in Boston, was edu- 



cated in English public schools, spent most of his life in New 
York City and abroad, and died In Montclair, New Jersey, 
on June 7, 1873. His wife was the daughter of the Rev. 

William Churchill 

John Starkweather and Mercy Hubbard of Middletown, 
Connecticut, born on January 1, 1835, in Bristol, Rhode 

Churchill was born on October 5, 1859, in Brooklyn, and 
divided his youthful days between that city and Montclair, 
New Jersey. He was graduated from the Montclair High 
School in 1877. He entered Yale with the class of '8i and 
went as far as Christmas of sophomore year, but had to 
leave college on account of grave illness. After a long sea 
voyage he resumed work with our class at the beginning 
of sophomore year. Guernsey was his roommate while he 
was with '81, but for the rest of his course he roomed by 


himself in North Middle. He contributed to the Lit, the 
Record, and the Courant, was a member of the ivy com- 
mittee at graduation, and belonged to the Yale Society of 
Natural History. 

Churchill has made a reputation for himself as a news- 
paper writer, an explorer, and a linguist. For a year after 
graduation he taught school in Indianapolis. Then he went 
to Australia and the South Sea Islands. Upon his return 
to America he entered journalism in San Francisco. For 
two years he was librarian in the Academy of Sciences in 
that city, and while holding that position he delivered a 
course of lectures on the people of the South Pacific, their 
languages, customs, etc. He then came East and contrib- 
uted to various magazines. For a time he was in the Signal 
Service Bureau in Washington. In 1891 he became an edi- 
tor of the Brooklyn Times, occupying that position until 
June, 1896, when President Cleveland appointed him con- 
sul-general to Samoa. When President McKinley appointed 
his successor in 1898, he returned to this country. He is the 
author of "A Princess of Fiji" (Dodd, Mead & Co., 1892), 
many scientific documents for the government, magazine 
articles and reviews, as well as a great quantity of edi- 
torials. At present he is engaged on the New York Sun. 
Philology had always attracted Churchill. His pursuit of 
it led to a wild life among wild men in remote savagery, but 
in the end he worked out a comprehension of the method 
of isolating speech that is being received with interest. 
Without going into the intimate details, his discovery 
amounts to "the dissection of the hitherto irreducible root, 
the segregation of the elemental sense of the few simple 
vowel sounds which have come to us from the animal cry, 
and the analysis of the discriminative selection of the co- 
efficient value of the consonantal modulants whereby the 
earliest type of man acquired a language." In prosecuting 
this research Churchill mastered about a hundred languages 


of the Pacific Ocean and Malay seas, collected a large mass 
of cosmopoietic myth from old savages, and prepared on 
the lines of comparative philology a dictionary of the 
Samoan language. His results are appearing at short in- 
tervals in philological journals and transactions of learned 
societies. The grammar of the Samoan language on which 
he is now engaged is to present proofs as to the beginning 
of human speech, and competent authorities here and abroad 
have said that he is about to contribute to philology a dis- 
covery as epochal as was the discovery of Sanskrit and 
the work of Whitney and Max Miiller. He is active in the 
Polynesian Society of New Zealand. His travels extended 
to every continent, but in the South Seas and Malaysia he 
has been an explorer and has been able to add to the maps. 

On August 14, 1899, m New York City, he married Llew- 
ella Pierce, daughter of Llewellyn Pierce and Catherine 
Spillane, and a relative of Franklin Pierce, a graduate of 

His business address is the Sioi, 170 Nassau Street, New 
York City, and his residence is Fale'ula, 1874 East Twelfth 
Street, Brooklyn, New York. 

Stephen Merrell Clement is the son of Stephen Mal- 
lory Clement and Sarah Elizabeth (Leonard) Clement. 
Stephen Mallory Clement was born on February 26, 1825, 
in Manlius, Onondaga County, New York. He was the 
son of Frederick Clement and Olive Mallory. The Clement 
family is of English origin, coming from Coventry in the 
early days and settling in New England. On the maternal 
side Clement's ancestors w T ere also English, settling in 
Massachusetts. Two of the descendants, David H. Leonard 
and Anna Merrell, lived in Dewitt, New York, in the early 
part of the last century, and on September 12, 1824, had a 

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daughter whom they named Sarah Elizabeth, who was the 
mother of our classmate. She died on August 10, 1891, in 
Buffalo, and her husband followed her in the next year, Sep- 

Stephen Merrell Clement 

tember 29, 1892. During most of his life the latter was a 
banker. Clement's great-grandfather, Captain Caleb Mer- 
rell of Great Barrington, Massachusetts, took part in the 
battles of Bennington, Saratoga, and Stillwater. His great- 
great-grandfather, Colonel Giles Jackson of Tyringham, 
Massachusetts, was the chief of General Gates' staff, and 
drew up the so-called "Convention of Saratoga," under 
which Burgoyne surrendered. 

Born on November 4, 1859, at Fredonia, Chautauqua 
County, New York, Clement moved with his parents to 
Buffalo in 1870, and entered the Buffalo public schools. 
Seven years in the State Normal School there fitted him for 



Yale, and he entered with the class. In freshman year he 
roomed with Albert W. Shaw, '79, in 101 North, in sopho- 
more year with Colgate, and in the last two years with Ly- 
man in Farnam. He was a member of the class crew of 
1 88 1 and 1882 and of the Dunham four-oared crew in the 
fall of 1880. His societies were Kappa Sigma Epsilon, Eta 
Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and Scroll and Key. He be- 
longed to the Freshman and University Glee Clubs. He was 
superintendent of Bethany Sunday School, and, since gradu- 
ation, has been a member of the Bicentennial committee on 
funds, of the committee on restoration of South Middle, 
and of the Yale Alumni Advisory Board. 

The son of a banker and himself one of the most promi- 
nent financiers in Buffalo, Clement has made a shining mark 
for himself and '82 in the business world. The first thing 
he did after commencement was to go abroad with several 
other members of our class, and travel for nine months 
through Europe and the Orient. On his return, in April, 
1883, he entered the Marine Bank of Buffalo, was appointed 
assistant cashier in December, 1883, was elected cashier in 
December, 1884, and held that position until March, 1895, 
when he was elected president of the bank, which position he 
now holds. Since his election as president the institution 
has been reorganized as a national bank and has grown to 
be the largest bank of discount in the State outside of New 
York City. He was a member of the committee of three 
that organized the Buffalo clearing-house in 1889, and has 
been chairman of the clearing-house committee since 1892. 
He was one of the organizers of the Power City Bank at 
Niagara Falls, and has been a director since its incorpora- 
tion in 1893. He was president of the Merchants' Na- 
tional Bank of Dunkirk, New York, from 1892 to 1893, is 
a director in the Ontario Power Company, the Niagara, 
Lockport & Ontario Transmission Company, the Interna- 
tional Railway Company, and the Buffalo Abstract Title 

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Company; is president of the Buffalo & Susquehanna Steam- 
ship Company, and first vice-president of the Rogers-Brown 
Iron Company. He has been president of the University 
Club of Buffalo, vice-president of the State Normal School, 
president of the Fine Arts Academy, and president of the 
Buffalo General Hospital. He is president of the board of 
trustees of the Young Men's Christian Association, trea- 
surer of the Christian Homestead Association and of the 
Buffalo Orphan Asylum, and trustee of the Auburn Theo- 
logical Seminary. He is a member of the New York Cham- 
ber of Commerce, the University Club of New York, the 
Graduates' Club of New Haven, the Buffalo Club, the Elli- 
cott Club of Buffalo, and the Buffalo Country Club. He is 
an elder in the Westminster Presbyterian Church of Buf- 
falo, and president of its board of trustees. Politically he 
is a Republican. 

On March 27, 1884, he married in Buffalo Caroline 
Jewett Tripp, daughter of Augustus F. Tripp and Mary 
Steele, whose great-great-grandfather, the Rev. Stephen 
Steele, was graduated at Yale in the class of 171 8. Clem- 
ent has had six children, five of whom are living. As four of 
them are boys, they are proving fine material for Yale. The 
oldest, Norman P., was graduated in the academic class of 
1907, and married on June 1, 1908, Margaret Hale of 
Keene, New Hampshire. The second son, Stephen M., 
Jr., was graduated in 19 10. Both these boys prepared at 
the Thacher School in southern California and at the Hill 
School at Pottstown, Pennsylvania. The next son, Harold 
T., was graduated from the Hill School in 1908, and is a 
member of the Yale class of 191 2. The fourth son, Stuart 
H., will come along in time for Yale 191 7. To make the 
record complete: Norman P. was born April 12, 1885, in 
Buffalo; Edith C. was born April 22, 1886, in Buffalo, and 
died January 25, 1891 ; Stephen M., Jr., was born Novem- 
ber 10, 1887, in Buffalo; Harold T. was born August 19, 



1890, in Buffalo; Marion was born March 26, 1892, in 
Buffalo; and Stuart H. was born April 3, 1895, also in 
Buffalo. He has one grandchild, David Hale Clement, 
born July 22, 1909. 

His business address is Marine National Bank, and his 
residence is 737 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, Xew York. 

Edwin Bradford Cragin is the son of Edwin Timothy 
Cragin and Ardelia Ellis (Sparrow) Cragin. He is a de- 
scendant of Governor William Bradford, one of the leaders 

Edwin Bradford Cragin 

of the band of Puritans who came in the Mayflower to 
Plymouth Rock and laid the foundations of an empire. 
Cragin was born at Colchester, Connecticut, October 23, 

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1859, where his parents were then residing, having removed 
from New York City. His early education was received at 
Bacon Academy in Colchester, where he prepared for col- 
lege. He entered Yale in 1878, taking his degree in 1882. 
Deciding to study the profession in which he has since 
gained fame, he entered the College of Physicians and Sur- 
geons in the city of New York in 1883, and was graduated 
in 1886, taking at graduation the first Harsen prize for 
proficiency in examination. He served on the house staff of 
the Roosevelt Hospital from June 1, 1886, till December 1, 
1887. He has filled various important professional posi- 
tions in New York City, among them that of assistant gyne- 
cologist to the out-patient department of the Roosevelt Hos- 
pital, to which he was appointed in July, 1888, attending 
gynecologist to the out-patient department of the hospital, 
November 27, 1888, and assistant gynecologist to the hos- 
pital proper, June 25, 1889. On June 27, 1889, he was 
appointed assistant surgeon to the New York Cancer Hos- 
pital. He held this position until November 21, 1893, when 
pressure of work forced him to resign it. On the 14th of 
November, 1895, he was appointed consulting gynecologist 
to the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, and 
on January 22, 1896, consulting obstetric surgeon to the 
City Maternity Hospital on Blackwell's Island. Cragin has 
been officially connected with the College of Physicians and 
Surgeons, Medical Department of Columbia University, 
since December 18, 1893, when he was appointed assistant 
secretary of the faculty. He became secretary July 1, 1895. 
In April, 1898, he was elected to the chair of obstetrics in 
the college, with the title of lecturer in obstetrics, to fill the 
vacancy caused by the resignation of Dr. McLane. At 
about the same time he was appointed attending physician 
to the Sloane Maternity Hospital. In May, 1899, he was 
elected professor of obstetrics in the college, at which time 
he resigned his positions at the Roosevelt Hospital and as 

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secretary of the faculty. On May 19, 1903, he was ap- 
pointed consulting obstetrician to the New York Infant 
Asylum in the place of the late Dr. T. Gaillard Thomas. 
He was assigned the chair of gynecology at the College of 
Physicians and Surgeons for one year from July 1, 1903. 
He was made professor of gynecology from July 1, 1904, 
since which time he has held both the chairs of obstetrics 
and gynecology. June 12, 1905, he was appointed consult- 
ing obstetrician to the Sydenham Hospital. December 2, 
1908, he was appointed consulting gynecologist and obstet- 
rician to the Lincoln Hospital. April 1, 1909, he was ap- 
pointed consulting obstetrician to the Italian Hospital. 
April 13, 1909, he was appointed consulting gynecologist to 
the Presbyterian Hospital, and December 12, 1909, con- 
sulting gynecologist to St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh, New 
York. At present Cragin is president of the board of man- 
agers of the Sloane Maternity Hospital as well as its at- 
tending obstetrician. 

Cragin is a member of the American Gynecological So- 
ciety, the American Medical Association, the New York 
County and State Medical Society, the New York Obstetri- 
cal Society, the New York Medical and Surgical Society, the 
Medical Association of Greater New York, and the New 
York Academy of Medicine. At commencement, 1907, 
Yale conferred upon him the honorary degree of Master of 
Arts. He is a Republican in politics, and a member of the 
University Club. He writes : 

"I have to plead guilty to what you have found out con- 
cerning my actions, viz., giving a library to Colchester, Con- 
necticut; being a Presbyterian elder; being a supporter of 
foreign missions; and being chairman of the advisory board 
of the Students' Club (College of Physicians and Surgeons) . 
It seems to me immodest to speak of it, however, and I guess 
the least said the better." 

He married Mary R. Willard of Colchester, Connecticut, 


on May 23, 1889. They have three children: Miriam W., 
Alice G., and Edwin B. Cragin, Jr. 

His address is 10 West Fiftieth Street, New York City. 

Bryan Cumming is the son of Joseph Bryan Cumming and 
Katharine J. (Hubbell) Cumming. Joseph Bryan Cum- 
ming was born on February 2, 1836, at Augusta, Georgia, 

Bryan Cumming 

where he has spent most of his life, and is still living as a 
practising lawyer. He was graduated from the University 
of Georgia in 1854 and from the Harvard Law School in 
1859. His family was of Scotch origin, his ancestors com- 
ing to this country in 1747 and settling in Maryland. Cum- 
ming's mother was born on July 19, 1838, at Bridgeport, 

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Connecticut, and spent her early life in New York City. 
Her family was of English origin, her ancestors coming to 
this country in 1645 an< ^ settling at Fairfield, Connecticut. 
Many of Cumming's ancestors and near kinsmen have held 
important public positions as city mayors, territorial gov- 
ernors, etc. One of his ancestors was graduated from Yale, 
another from the University ol Georgia, and a third from 
West Point. 

Cumming was born on January 4, 1862, at Summerville, 
Richmond County, Georgia, and resided there before enter- 
ing college. He was prepared at private schools, and en- 
tered '82 at the beginning of freshman year. He roomed 
at first alone, but afterward with Cragin, during sophomore 
year in Old Chapel, and thereafter in Farnam. While an 
undergraduate he took a prize in French. 

After graduation he spent the summer holidays at Xarra- 
gansett Pier, and then returned to Augusta and entered upon 
the study of law in his father's office. He was admitted to 
practice in January, 1884, and since that time he has been 
actively engaged in professional work. He writes: 

"I took a small excursion into politics during a period 
covering five or six years, serving respectively as one of the 
governing body of the suburban village in which I reside, 
known as Summerville, and for a while as its executive 
officer. For two years I was a member of the lower house 
of the Georgia Assembly, and for two years was a member 
of the Georgia Senate. While this political experience was 
most interesting and useful, it had no great allurements for 
me, and I have made no further effort to fill any public 
offices. There have been no special incidents connected with 
my life. There has been simply the usual routine of an 
active practising attorney, interspersed with a fair amount 
of quiet pleasure-taking." 

From other sources it is learned that Cumming's profes- 
sional standing is very high, both from the standpoint of 

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character and ability. He has been in partnership with his 
father for a long time, and has represented the Georgia 
Railroad for years. In politics Cumming is a Democrat, 
and is a member of the Richmond Hussars. He is one of 
the governing board of the Country Club of Augusta, and 
a member of the Commercial Club of Augusta and of vari- 
ous social organizations. 

He married on November 27, 1889, at Summerville, 
Georgia, Mary G. Smith, the daughter of Charles Shaler 
Smith and Mary G. Gardner. Mrs. Cumming's family is 
of English origin. They have two children, one boy and 
one girl. 

His address is 204 Montgomery Building, Augusta, 

* George Edward Curtis was the son of George S. Curtis 
and Catherine Lewis (Curtis) Curtis. His father was born 
on August 26, 1833, at Nichols, Connecticut, and spent most 
of his life at Derby, Connecticut, in the hardware business. 
He died on September 27, 1862, at Derby. He was the son 
of Alvin Curtis of Nichols, Connecticut, and Dolly Blake- 
man of Orinoque, Stratford, Connecticut. His ancestors 
were of English origin, and came to this country from Eng- 
land in 1637 and settled at Stratford. Curtis' mother was 
born on July 27, 1834, at Stratford, and spent her early life 
there. She was the daughter of Cornelius Agur Curtis and 
Phoebe Lewis, both of that city. Her family, too, was of 
English origin and came from England to settle in Stratford. 
Curtis was born on July 8, 1861, at Derby, Connecticut, 
and spent his life there until he entered college. He at- 
tended the Birmingham Public School and High School, and 
was graduated in 1877. He spent one year as a clerk before 
entering college. Curtis was an only child. His father died 
when he was but fifteen months old, but his mother sympa- 



thized with his ambitions and encouraged him In their at- 
tainment. Early in life he cherished the desire and hope of 
a career at Yale, and from his twelfth year steadily bent his 

George Edward Curtis 

energies to accomplish that ambition. His own efforts and 
his mother's self-denial enabled him to enter our class in 
1878 well prepared. He roomed the first year on Howe 
Street, the second in South Middle, and the last two with 
Titche in Farnam. At college he was a faithful student, and 
ranked well in all his work, but especially excelled in mathe- 
matics, in which he took a prize in senior year. He was a 
member of Gamma Nu. 

For a few months after receiving his degree he remained 
at his home in Birmingham, Connecticut, prosecuting his 
studies in his chosen work of mathematics. In 1883 he re- 
ceived an appointment under the chief signal officer in the 

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Weather Bureau at Washington. He continued his work in 
meteorology and atmospheric physics until 1887, when he 
accepted the professorship of mathematics in Washburn 
College, Topeka, Kansas. Subsequently he was connected 
with the Smithsonian Institution at Washington. His health 
forced him to move to Arizona, which he had already visited 
in the employ of the government, preparing a geological 
survey, and again as meteorologist of the Dyrenforth rain- 
making expedition. His health continued to fail, and in 
1895 he returned to Washington, where he died in January 
of that year. 

He received the degree of M.A. from Yale in June, 1887. 
He was an active member of the Philosophical Society of 
Washington, District of Columbia, and wrote a number of 
articles on scientific subjects. Numerous articles by him re- 
lating to meteorology have been published by the Signal 
Office, the American Journal of Science, the American 
Meteorological Journal, and other scientific periodicals. In 
1893 he edited a book entitled "Smithsonian Meteorological 
Tables," and the Century Company paid a high tribute to 
his attainments by engaging him to write the definitions of 
the meteorological terms in all but the first volume of the 
Century Dictionary. Short as was his career (he was but 
thirty-three years of age when he died), his achievements 
were considerable and gave great promise of distinction. 

* Theodore De Witt Cuyler was the son of Theodore 
Cuyler and Mary (DeWitt) Cuyler. He was born at 
Philadelphia on the 18th of May, 1862, and was the young- 
est man in the class. He was prepared for college at a pri- 
vate school in Philadelphia and at St. Paul's, Concord, New 
Hampshire. He rowed on his class crew and was a member 
of the freshman class supper committee. At the intercol- 



legiate games at Mott Haven in sophomore year he won the 
mile run in 4 minutes 37^ seconds, which was 7 Is seconds 
better than the best college record and within ^ of a second 

Theodore De Witt Cuvler 

of the best amateur record. In junior year he again won 
the mile run at Mott Haven, and in senior year he was presi- 
dent of the University Athletic Association. He roomed in 
freshman year on York Street and during the last three 
years with Farwell in Durfee. He was a member of Kappa 
Sigma Epsilon, He Boule, Psi Upsilon, and Scroll and Key. 
After graduation he traveled abroad for six months, and 
returned late in the fall of 1882. He began the study of 
law under his brother (Yale 1874), and was earnestly pur- 
suing his studies at the time of his death, which occurred at 
his residence in Philadelphia on January 1, 1883, from an 
attack of scarlet fever, after an illness of three days. 

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Stricken down so suddenly while in the enjoyment of perfect 
health and strength, his death came as a great shock to all 
his friends. He was one of the most conspicuous figures in 
our class both in athletics and socially, and he was the first, 
after graduation, to be taken from us. A tablet in his 
memory has been placed by some of his classmates in the 
vestibule of Battell Chapel, and bears the inscription, "Brave 
and Beloved." 

Frederick Orren Darling is the son of Charles Wesley 
Darling and Emily Frances (Squire) Darling. His father 

Frederick Orren Darling 

was born on October 20, 1832, at Rowe, Franklin County, 
Massachusetts. He was educated at the district school in 
Leyden, Massachusetts, and at Power's Institute in Ber- 


nardston, Massachusetts. He was actively engaged in busi- 
ness in the city of New York, and died on April 23, 1904, at 
Center Moriches, Long Island. His parents were Uriah 
Thayer Darling and Caroline Williams of Rowe. Darling's 
mother was born on November 24, 1834, at Wolcott, 
Connecticut, and spent her early life at Blandford, Massa- 
chusetts, and Bristol, Connecticut. She was the daughter of 
Samuel Weld Squire of Bristol, Connecticut, and Caroline 
Coe of Wolcott, Connecticut. On July 24, 1881, she died 
at Leyden, Massachusetts. Darling is English on both the 
paternal and maternal sides. His father's ancestors came 
from England in 1640-50 and settled in the Plymouth Col- 
ony, and his mother's forebears came from England and 
settled at New Haven. 

Darling was born on September 25, 1856, at Bethlehem, 
New York, and scattered his boyhood days in twenty-one 
different towns and six different States. He attended the 
grammar school at Hudson, Michigan, the high school at 
Westfield, Massachusetts, the Columbia Grammar School 
in New York City, and was graduated from the Williston 
Seminary at Easthampton, Massachusetts, in 1877. He en- 
tered Yale with '81, but joined our class in the spring of 
1879. As a freshman with '8 1 he roomed with R. W. Hine, 
in sophomore year he roomed with Gallaher, and in junior 
and senior years with Bentley. He was a member of Kappa 
Sigma Epsilon, He Boule, Psi Upsilon, and is a graduate 
member of Wolf's Head. 

After graduation he established the "T D" cattle ranch 
on O'Fallon Creek— now the town of Teedee, Custer 
County, Montana— where he remained till July, 1884. He 
then became a commission agent for hydraulic elevators and 
brick at Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. For several 
years he lived in New York, being connected with the firm 
of Belding Brothers, and in 1889 he moved to Center 
Moriches, Long Island, where he became a member of the 


Moriches Fuel Company. Ten years later he moved to the 
Hilthorpe Farm in Leyden, Massachusetts. From 1906 to 
1909 he was in Detroit, Michigan, and he has recently re- 
turned to Leyden. He is a member of the Protestant Epis- 
copal Church. 

On December 23, 1902, at Brattleboro, Vermont, he 
married Ada Brann, daughter of Alba Augustus Brann and 
Sophie Prince Field. She is of Scotch descent on her 
mother's side, and of German descent on her father's. The 
family name was originally Brandt. 

His address is Leyden, Massachusetts. 

Edwin Lynde Dillingham is the son of Edwin F. Dilling- 
ham and Julia (Snell) Dillingham. His father was born 
at Warren, Maine, on June 6, 1832, and for more than half 
a century he has been the most prominent bookseller in 
Bangor. Both his mother's and his father's family are of 
English origin, the Dillingham family having settled in 
Lynn, Massachusetts, in 1630, and his mother coming of a 
family that settled in New England in 1640, where they 
were people of historical prominence. Dillingham's ma- 
ternal grandfather, Martin Snell, was graduated from 
Brown in 18 18, and after taking a post-graduate course at 
Yale received the degree of A.M. in 1821. His great- 
grandmother, Abigail Alden, was a lineal descendant in the 
fifth generation from John Alden and Priscilla Mullens, 
who came over in the Mayflower in 1620. F. H. Dilling- 
ham, his brother, was graduated from Bowdoin in 1877, 
and a cousin was graduated from Yale in 1891. 

Dillingham was born in Bangor, Maine, on May 3, 1861, 
attended school in that city, and entered '82 at the beginning 
of freshman year, although, on account of a serious illness, 
he did not join the class until October. While in college he 

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roomed with Jefferds, in freshman and sophomore years in 
West Divinity, and in junior and senior years in Durfee. 
He was an editor of the Yale News in senior year, secretary 

Edwin Lynde Dillingham 

of the University Baseball Association, and secretary and 
treasurer of the University Athletic Association. During 
senior year he was president of the University Baseball 
Association, and a member of the senior promenade com- 
mittee. He was a member of Delta Kappa, Psi Upsilon, the 
University Club, and is a graduate member of Wolf's Head. 
After graduation Dillingham was engaged in brokerage 
for several years as a partner in the firm of Currie & Dil- 
lingham, and thereafter in 1885 became connected with the 
publishing house of his uncle, Charles T. Dillingham. He 
has since been continuously engaged in the publishing busi- 
ness, being for a time connected with the firm of Ticknor & 


Company, and later with Lee & Shepard in Boston. Sub- 
sequently he returned to New York and became a partner 
in the firm of Charles T. Dillingham & Company. In 1896 
that firm sold out to the Baker & Taylor Company, and Dil- 
lingham became connected with Charles Scribner's Sons, 
publishers, with which concern he now occupies an impor- 
tant position. He is a member of the New York University 
Club, the Yale Club, the Aldine Association, and the Engle- 
wood Golf Club. 

He is unmarried. 

His business address is 153 Fifth Avenue, New York 
City, and his residence is 148 West Eighty-fifth Street, New 
York Citv. 

Franklin Maynard Eaton is the son of Henry Franklin 
Eaton and Anna Louisa (Boardman) Eaton. The Eatons 
came to this country in 1836 and settled in Watertown, 
Massachusetts, and the Boardmans came from Yorkshire, 
England, in 1637, and settled at Xewburyport, Massachu- 
setts. Henry Franklin Eaton was a lumber-manufacturer 
in St. Stephen, New Brunswick, and Calais, Maine. He was 
born on November 22, 18 12, at Groton, Massachusetts, and 
died in 1905 at Calais. His parents were Jonas Eaton and 
Mary Corey of Charlestown, Massachusetts. Our class- 
mate's mother was the daughter of William Boardman and 
Esther Wigglesworth Tappan of Xewburyport. She was 
born in Portland, Maine, on December 12, 1822, and spent 
much of her life in Calais, where she died in 1895. George 
H. Eaton, our classmate's eldest brother, was an Amherst 
'70 man. Fred Boardman and Albert Boardman, two 
cousins on his mother's side, are Bowdoin graduates. 

Eaton was born on February 23, i860, in St. Stephen, 
Xew Brunswick, and attended the public schools there until 
he was old enough for high school, when he began spending 



part of the year at Calais. He entered Phillips Andover 
in September, 1875, and was graduated in 1878. He roomed 
with Bailey at Xew Haven. They were in a private house 

Franklin Mavnard Eaton 

on Chapel Street in freshman year, the following year they 
moved to South Middle, and in junior and senior years they 
were in Durfee. Eaton was No. 3 on the class crew, cap- 
tain of the freshman football team, a member of the 'varsity 
football team through his course, and captain of it in 1881. 
He was on our class supper committee in freshman year, 
and belonged to Delta Kappa, He Boule, Delta Kappa Epsi- 
lon, Scroll and Key, and the University Club. 

For the three years after graduation he studied medicine 
at Harvard, taking his degree of M.D. in 1885, and serving 
as house officer at the City Hospital of Worcester, Massa- 
chusetts, from April to November. In November he went 

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abroad for a ten months' stay, during which he studied in 
Vienna and visited England, Holland, Austria, Switzerland, 
Italy, Germany, and France. In November, 1886, he set- 
tled in Providence, Rhode Island, and for a number of 
years practised at 336 Benefit Street. He was surgeon to 
the out-patient department, Rhode Island Hospital, from 
1887 to 1896, physician of the Providence Dispensary from 
1886 to 1889, physician of the Home for Aged Women 
from 1890 to 1896, and physician to the Society for the Pre- 
vention of Cruelty to Children from 1889 to 1896. He was 
also a member of the Rhode Island Medical Society exam- 
ining board from 1890 to 1895, anniversary chairman in 
1894, and president of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Alumni 
Association of Rhode Island from 1888 to 1890. He was 
a member of the Providence Medical Society, the Clinical 
Club, the Hope Club, the Agawam Hunt Club, the Xarra- 
gansett Boat Club, and the Providence Art Club. In 1896 
he moved from Providence to Calais, where he has since re- 
sided. Translations of several lectures from the German 
were by his pen. In politics he is a Republican. 

On November 25, 1885, at Medford, Massachusetts, he 
married Emily Tirzah Parks, daughter of John A. Parks 
and Helen M. Groton. A daughter, Irene Helen, was born 
on August 10, 1887, in Providence. She was married on 
February 7, 1906, to Fred David Jordan and on June 9, 
1907, a son, Robert Maynard Jordan, who is the class 
grandson, was born at Calais. He writes that bad health 
has interfered somewhat with his resuming his practice, 
which he gave up for a time on account of his daughter's 
health, but that he hopes to get back into it before many 

His address is Calais, Maine. 



James Richard Ely is the son of David Jay Ely and Caro- 
line (Duncan) Ely. His father was born on May 4, 18 18, 
at Lyme, Connecticut, and spent his life in three parts of 

James Richard Ely 

the United States. For five years he was in the South at 
Port Gibson, Mississippi, for fifteen years in Chicago, and 
for another fifteen in New York City. He was a wholesale 
importer of coffee, and died on February 24, 1877. His 
parents were Richard Ely and Mary Peck of Lyme, Con- 
necticut. His family was of English origin, and his ances- 
tors came to this country from England in 1628 and settled 
at Lyme, where they owned and lived on the same premises 
from 1628 to 1850. Ely's mother was born in Massillon, 
Ohio, and died in New York City. She was the daughter 
of James Duncan of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and 
Emily Villette of Virginia. Her family was of Scotch and 



French origin, and her ancestors came from those countries 
and settled in Portsmouth and Virginia. 

Ely was born on August 12, 1859, in Chicago, Illinois. 
He lived in Chicago until 1866, and then in New York City. 
He attended the following schools: Charlier School from 
1866 to 1 87 1, Auction's School till 1873, Williston Semi- 
nary in 1874 and part of 1875, was in Europe till the latter 
part of 1875, and attended the Signers' School till 1877. 
He entered Yale in that year with the class of '8 1, but joined 
'82 at the beginning of junior year. He rowed on the Dun- 
ham crew, and was a member of Sigma Epsilon, Alpha 
Kappa, and Psi Upsilon. 

After graduation he entered the Columbia Law School 
in the class of 1884. During that time he studied in the 
office of the firm of Dunning, Edsall, Hart & Fowler, 67 
Wall Street, New York City. From May, 1884, until 
August 12, 1885, he served a clerkship in the office of Roger 
Foster, Yale '78. In December, 1885, he was admitted to 
the New York bar, and on January 1, 1886, he opened an 
office for the general practice of the law, and he has since 
been actively engaged in his profession. He has taken some 
interest in politics, having belonged to the old County De- 
mocracy and subsequently to its successor, the State Democ- 
racy. Later he was a member of the National Democratic 
party, in which he was on the executive committee of the 
County Organization. In April, 1895, he was appointed 
assistant United States attorney and served until February, 
1898, when his resignation, tendered in December, 1897, 
was accepted. He was a delegate to the Syracuse Conven- 
tion of the National Democratic party in 1905, and he was 
a delegate to the National Convention of the party in In- 
dianapolis when Palmer and Buckner were nominated. In 
the fall of 1898 he was made a member of the Committee 
of One Hundred in the movement in behalf of an inde- 
pendent judiciary. In January, 1902, he was appointed 


assistant district attorney under William Travers Jerome. 
In 1905 he took an active interest in Jerome's election for 
the office of district attorney in the latter's independent cam- 
paign. Since his admission to the bar he has been a member 
of the law firms of Ely & Walker, and Ely & McBride. 
The Walker of his first firm was Eugene W. Walker of 
Yale '80, and the McBride of his second firm was Wilber 
McBride of the class of '82. At present he is alone. He is 
a member of the Union League, University, Manhattan, 
Reform, New York Athletic, Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht, 
and Graduates' clubs. He is an Episcopalian and belongs to 
the Church of the Incarnation. 

June 8, 1886, he married Emma Stotsenburg of New 
Albany, Indiana, daughter of John H. Stotsenburg and 
Jane Miller. They have two children: a son, David Jay, 
born on June 30, 1888, and a graduate of Yale in 19 10, and 
a daughter, Alice Anne, born on May 4, 1892. 

His business address is 15 Wall Street, and his residence 
is 56 East Fifty-fifth Street, New York City. 

William Phelps Eno is the son of Amos Richards Eno 
and Lucy Jane (Phelps) Eno. Amos Richards Eno's an- 
cestors went from Valenciennes, France, to London in 1569, 
thence to Windsor, Connecticut, in 1648, and soon after- 
ward to Simsbury, Connecticut, where he was born on No- 
vember 1, 1 8 10. Early in life he moved to New York and 
was known as a successful dry-goods merchant and real 
estate owner. He died in New York on February 21, 1898. 
His father was Solomon Eno. His grandfather, Jonathan 
Eno, served in the Revolutionary War, as also did his great- 
uncle, Major-General Roger Eno. The name in France 
was spelled in various ways, namely, Henne, Hennet, Hai- 
nau, and Hainault. In England and America it has been 


spelled at different times Enno, Enos, and Eno. The ances- 
tors of Eno's mother came from Tewkesbury, England, in 
1630, settled in Dorchester, Massachusetts, thence went to 

William Phelps Eno 

Windsor, Connecticut, and finally to Simsbury, Connecticut, 
where she was born on March 1, 1818. She died in New 
York on November 14, 1882. Her father was Elisha 
Phelps, of Yale 1800, and her grandfather was Major- 
General Noah Phelps, whose reconnaissance of Fort Ticon- 
deroga was followed by its capture. Her fifth great-grand- 
father was the Rev. Garsham Bulkley, of Harvard 1655, 
and her sixth great-grandfather was Charles Chauncey, sec- 
ond president of Harvard College. 

Eno was born in New York on June 3, 1858. He went 
to school in Paris and St. Germain in 1868-69. He at- 
tended a number of schools in New York City, one in New- 


burgh, New York, Williston Seminary in Easthampton, 
Massachusetts, and the Hopkins Grammar School in New 
Haven. He entered the class of 1 88 i at Yale with seven 
conditions which he passed oft, but voluntarily withdrew his 
papers and joined the class of 1882 the following Septem- 
ber. He was a member of the class crew, of the freshman 
class supper committee, floor manager of the junior prome- 
nade, leader and manager of the junior and senior germans, 
and gave considerable time to the reorganization of the 
Yale University Club. He was taken ill with scarlet fever 
just after the junior promenade and was out of college until 
May, when he returned and finished the year with his class, 
but did not return to college in senior year. He was a 
member of Delta Kappa, He Boule, Delta Kappa Epsilon, 
and Skull and Bones. 

In 1 88 1 he entered a New York bank to learn the busi- 
ness. From 1884 to 1898 he spent much of his time in his 
father's office, where he had unusual opportunities to gain a 
thorough knowledge of real estate in all its branches. About 
ten years after leaving college in 1881 the faculty sent Eno 
his degree of A.B., with enrolment in the class of 1882, in 
response to a petition signed by most of his classmates. 
About 1900 he received permission to erect an exact repro- 
duction of the old fence within the campus, to make up, as 
far as possible, for the irreparable loss of the original fence, 
which had been removed to permit the erection of Osborn 
Hall, and at the same time he provided a fund for new 
walks and other improvements on the campus. On the 
founding of the Yale Club in New York, Eno was elected 
to the council and intrusted with the adaptation of the first 
club-house. He was on the council for several years, was 
engaged on the financial plan that led to the new club-house 
on Forty-fourth Street, and was chairman of the building 
committee. The club-house was completed for the amount 
of the appropriation and within the promised time. He has 



been present at the Yale-Harvard boat races at New Lon- 
don for the past ten years, where his yacht Aquilo has acted 
as judges' boat. On the death of his father, in 1898, he be- 
came one of the executors of his estate, which took three 
years to settle. He is largely interested in real estate, but 
for the past few years has not been active in business mat- 
ters, having devoted practically all his time to introducing 
and perfecting street traffic regulation in New York and 
other cities. He took the London practice of regulating 
traffic on the streets as a basis to start with, and introduced 
such extra or new things as seemed necessary to perfect the 
system. The rules now officially adopted in New York and 
partially or wholly in almost every city in the United States 
were compiled by him. In the autumn of 1909 he went to 
London and to Paris to study street traffic in both places. 
As one result, the authorities in London have signified their 
intention of adopting some of the New York regulations in 
the near future, and as another, the prefet of police of Paris, 
on December 1 last, put the New York regulations in opera- 
tion on the Rue de la Paix and has since extended them to 
many other streets, and the New York regulations have 
become the standing ones of the city of Paris. He has 
written many articles and pamphlets on street traffic regula- 
tion, civic transportation, and kindred subjects. In Sep- 
tember, 1909, he published a book entitled "Street Traffic 
Regulations." It has been given large circulation here and 
in Europe and is the only book on the subject. Eno belongs 
to the following clubs: Metropolitan, Cosmos, University, 
and Chevy Chase of Washington; University, Yale, City, 
New York Yacht, and Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht of 
New York; Boston of New Orleans, and Quinnipiack and 
Graduates' of New Haven. 

On April 4, 1883, in New Orleans, he married Alice 
Rathbone, daughter of Henry Alenson Rathbone, born in 
Hartford, Connecticut, of English descent, and Marie Ce- 

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leste Forstall, a native of New Orleans, of French, Spanish, 
and Irish descent. 

His residence is Washington, District of Columbia, where 
he built a house four years ago. His summer home is Sau- 
gatuck, Fairfield County, Connecticut, and his office address 
is 13 South William Street, New York City. 

Francis Cooley Farwell is the son of John Villars Far- 
well and Emerett (Cooley) Farwell. His ancestors were 
English. On the paternal side they came over about 1635 

Francis Cooley Farwel 

and settled at Concord, Massachusetts. Those on the ma- 
ternal side settled at Springfield. His father was the 
founder of the great Chicago wholesale firm, the John V. 
Farwell Company, which deals mainly in dry-goods. He 

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was born on July 29, 1825, in Campbelltown, New York, 
and his parents were Henry Farwell of Fitchburg, Massa- 
chusetts, and Nancy Jackson of Westminster, Massachu- 
setts. His wife w T as the daughter of Noah Cooley and 
Sophronia Parson of Granville, Massachusetts. She was 
born in that town on January 25, 1826. Farwell has had 
two brothers in Yale, John V., in '79, and Arthur L., in '84. 

Fanvell was born on December 28, i860, in Chicago, and 
lived there for ten years. He then moved to Lake Forest, 
Illinois, where he stayed until he entered Yale in 1878. 
He was graduated from Lake Forest Academy in 1877. 
He roomed during freshman year w r ith Stone on Chapel 
Street, and the other three years with Cuyler in Durfee. He 
was a member of the Freshman Glee Club, and in athletics 
he rowed on the class crew for three years and was on the 
class tug-of-w r ar team. His societies were Kappa Sigma 
Epsilon, He Boule, Psi Upsilon, and Scroll and Key. 

For some months after graduation he traveled in Europe. 
On his return he went into his father's firm, and has been 
with it ever since, being now secretary of the John V. Far- 
well Company. He belongs to the First Presbyterian Church 
of Lake Forest, and is a member of the Chicago Club, the 
University Club of Chicago, the Commercial Club of Chi- 
cago, the Onwentsia Club of Lake Forest, the Graduates' 
Club of New Haven, and the Huron Mountain Club of 
Marquette, Michigan. 

On May 19, 1887, he married Fanny N. Day. Her par- 
ents w T ere Albert M. Day and Fanny Pynchon. There are 
three children: Albert Day, born on May 28, 1888, in Chi- 
cago; Marian, born on January 15, 1892, in Chicago; and 
Elizabeth Cooley, born on June 12, 1895, in Lake Forest. 
Farwell lived in Chicago until 1895, but has made his home 
in Lake Forest since that time. The son was graduated 
from Yale in the class of 1909, having prepared for college 
at the Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania. 


His business address is 148 Market Street, Chicago, and 
his residence is Lake Forest, Illinois. 

Augustine FitzGerald has lived abroad most of the time 
since leaving college, and has devoted himself to the study 
of art. He was for some time in London, but is now in 

Augustine FitzGerald 

Paris, and has a studio at 1 1 Avenue Hoche. His masters 
in painting have been MM. Boulanger and Lefebvre, and he 
has also worked at the Cours d'Yvon at the Ecole des Beaux 
Arts. He spends his time between Paris, London, and vari- 
ous points in Italy. Recently he took an extended painting 
tour in Egypt, and he has devoted some years to landscape 
work at Barbizon, in the forest of Fontainebleau. In March, 
1894, he married at Florence— the ceremony being per- 



formed at the British Consulate, the English Church, and 
the Italian Municipality— Sybil Mary Winifred Wyndham, 
daughter of Major Charles Wyndham, formerly of the 
Ninth Bengal Cavalry. He has two children: Alida Cecilia 
Winifred, seven years of age, and Edward Galbraith, two 
years younger. (From the Vicennial Record.) 

His address is 79 Avenue Henri Martin, Paris, France. 

Carlton Alexander Foote is the son of Alexander Foote 
and Sarah Amelia (Kelsey) Foote. His father was born at 

Carlton Alexander Foote 

Northford, Connecticut, on February 9, 1824, but spent 
most of his life in New Haven, where he was engaged in 
business until his death in 1894. The family is of English 


origin, and located at Wethersfield, of which Foote's ances- 
tor was one of the first settlers and where he died in 1664. 
His mother's family was also of English ancestry, coming to 
this country in 1660 and settling at Madison, Connecticut. 
One of Foote's ancestors was a tutor and fellow of Yale in 
the middle of the eighteenth century, and was secretary of 
the corporation from 1770 to 1776. 

Foote was born on January 10, 1859, at New Haven, 
Connecticut, where he attended the New Haven High 
School, entering '82 in September, 1878. While in college 
he took the Berkeley prize for Latin composition, a subject 
in which he early- displayed ability, and the teaching of which 
he has made his life-work. 

After graduation he taught school for a number of years 
in Portland, Oregon, and from 1884 to 1886 he held the 
Larned scholarship, taking a post-graduate course at Yale, 
from which he received the degree of M.A. in 1902. For 
eight years he was in charge of the Latin School at Atchi- 
son, Kansas, but in 1901 came to New York and took the 
examination for teachers of Latin in the high schools of 
that city. The result of the examination was evidence of 
his exceptional fitness for his work, as he was third in rank 
on the list of those passing. In 1902 he was appointed in- 
structor in Latin at the De Witt Clinton High School, a 
position which he still retains, having also taught French 
and Greek at intervals. 
He is unmarried. 

His business address is De Witt Clinton High School, 
Tenth Avenue and Fifty-ninth Street, and his residence is 
157 West One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Street, New 
York City. 

Wilbur Harvey Nash Ford is the son of Nathan Rogers 
Ford and Mary Bryan (Smith) Ford. Our classmate's 



father was born at Milford, Connecticut, on October 31, 
1829, and died there on January 23, 1894. The grandpa- 
rents on this side of the family were Harvey Ford and Mary 

Wilbur Harvey Nash Ford 

Jane Clark of the same town, and the Ford ancestors were 
English, having come over in 1639 and settled in Milford, 
Connecticut. Ford's mother was also of a Milford family, 
and was born there on June 9, 1 836, the daughter of Nathan 
Smith and Mary Bryan Somers, the latter of Orange, Con- 
necticut. Her ancestors also came from England. She died 
on June 26, 1893, at Milford. 

Ford was born in Milford on September 30, 1859, and 
passed his early life there, coming to New Haven daily to 
attend the Hopkins Grammar School, from which he was 
graduated in 1878. He roomed alone during his college 
course at 25 Park Street. 



For the past twenty-five years Ford has been engaged in 
teaching in preparatory schools. In 1885 he was in Pough- 
keepsie. He taught for a year in the Park Institute at Rye, 
New York, and in 1886 became connected with Porter Acad- 
emy at Charleston, South Carolina, where for several years 
he was head master. He had a school of his own for a time 
at Pekin, Illinois. In 1891 he moved to Chicago, and since 
then he has been connected with the Harvard School, 4651 
Drexel Boulevard, an affiliated school of the University of 
Chicago. He has been a vestryman of St. Mark's Episcopal 
Church in Chicago for many years. 

His wife is Hattie Winslow Downs of Milford, and 
the marriage took place in that town on September 18, 
1889. Mrs. Ford's parents were Henry Samuel Downs and 
Harriet Belden Munson. 

His business address is 4651 Drexel Boulevard, and his 
residence is 49 11 Champlain Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. 

Burnside Foster is the son of Dwight Foster and Henri- 
etta Perkins (Baldwin) Foster. Through the Fosters on his 
father's side and the Baldwins on his mother's, Foster is a 
representative of two of the best-known New England fam- 
ilies. Both families acquired the college-going habit early, 
as the following partial list will show: Jedidiah Foster, 
Harvard 1744, judge; Dwight Foster, Brown 1744, Sena- 
tor from Massachusetts; Alfred Dwight Foster, Harvard 
1 8 19, grandfather; Dwight Foster, Yale 1848, father; Al- 
fred Dwight Foster, Harvard 1873, brother; Roger Foster, 
Yale 1878, brother; Reginald Foster, Yale 1884, brother; 
Ebenezer Baldwin, Yale 1763, great-uncle; Simeon Bald- 
win, Yale 1 78 1, judge; Roger Sherman Baldwin, Yale 181 1, 
Senator from Connecticut, and governor, grandfather; Ed- 
ward L. Baldwin, Yale 1842, uncle; Roger Sherman Bald- 


win, Yale 1847, uncle; George William Baldwin, Yale 1853, 
uncle; Simeon E. Baldwin, Yale 1861, uncle. 

The Fosters and Baldwins are both of English origin. 

Burnside Foster 

The Fosters came to this country in 1638 and settled at Ips- 
wich, Massachusetts. Alfred Dwight Foster, the grand- 
father of our classmate, lived in Worcester and married 
Lydia Styles. Dwight Foster, the father of Burnside, was a 
judge of the Massachusetts Supreme Court, and spent most 
of his life in Worcester and Boston. He was born in 
Worcester on December 13, 1828, and died in Boston in 1884. 
He was valedictorian of his class at Yale (1848) and held 
the degree of LL.D. His wife was the daughter of Roger 
Sherman Baldwin of New Haven, one time governor of 
Connecticut, and Emily Perkins of Hartford, Connecticut. 
She was born on April 2, 1830, in New Haven. 


Foster was born on May 7, 1861, in Worcester, Massa- 
chusetts, and passed his boyhood in that city and Boston, 
attending the Boston Latin School, Hopkinson's Private 
School in Boston, and Phillips Academy, Andover, Massa- 
chusetts. He entered Yale with the class, roomed with 
Vought in sophomore year, and with Osborne in junior and 
senior years, was champion high kicker of the class, contrib- 
uted occasionally to the Lit, and belonged to Delta Kappa, 
He Boule, and Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

After graduation he studied for three years in the Har- 
vard Medical School, became an M.D. in June, 1885, with 
the highest hospital appointment in the class, and began on 
August 1, 1885, an eighteen months' service in the Massa- 
chusetts General Hospital, Boston. On leaving the hospital 
in February, 1887, he went to Europe and spent the re- 
mainder of the year studying in Vienna and Dublin. For 
the twenty and more years which have intervened since that 
time, he has been practising in St. Paul, varying the routine 
of his work by professional and editorial duties. He is 
professor of dermatology and lecturer on the history of 
medicine at the University of Minnesota, and editor of the 
St. Paul Medical Journal. He has published his lectures 
("A Course of Lectures on the History of Medicine and 
of the Medical Profession"), and is the author of nu- 
merous articles for medical journals. He has been presi- 
dent of the Ramsey County Medical Society, and is likewise 
a member of the Minnesota State Medical Society, the 
American Medical Association, the American Dermatologi- 
cal Association, the Minnesota Club of St. Paul, and the 
Town and Country Club of the same city. For two years he 
was a member of the St. Paul Library Board. In the sum- 
mer of 1896 Foster had a desperate encounter with some 
highwaymen at Wyoming, Minnesota, when he was hasten- 
ing from St. Paul to join his wife near that place in response 
to a telegram. Two men were killed in the fracas, and 



Foster himself was beaten into insensibility. Bob Wilson, 
the assassin, was killed by a posse of citizens and officers, 
and his two accomplices were captured. In April, 1909, 
Foster delivered, by invitation, an address before the Asso- 
ciation of Life-Insurance Presidents, of New York City, 
entitled "A Suggestion Concerning the Increased Longevity 
of Life-Insurance Policy-Holders." In this address, which 
attracted wide attention not only among life-insurance men 
but in the newspaper press all over the country, he made a 
strong plea for enlisting the powerful organizations of life- 
insurance companies in the cause of preventive medicine, 
urging that anything which contributed to human longevity 
would be of financial advantage to the business of life- 
insurance. Several of the suggestions made in this ad- 
dress have already been adopted by some of the life-insur- 
ance companies. 

On January 1, 1894, Foster married Sophie Vernon 
Hammond, daughter of John Henry Hammond, a general 
in the Union army, and Sophie Wolfe, of English and Hu- 
guenot ancestry. There are three children: Harriet Burn- 
side, born on February 3, 1895 ; Elizabeth Hammond, born 
on March 5, 1899; and Roger Sherman, born on December 
13, 1901, all in St. Paul. "My life has been comfortable 
and happy," writes their father, "and I have been fairly 
successful in my profession." 

His business address is Lowry Arcade, and his residence 
is 117 Farrington Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota. 

Asa Palmer French is the son of Asa French and Sophia 
Briggs (Palmer) French. Asa French, Sr., a graduate of 
Yale in the class of 185 1, was born in Braintree, Massachu- 
setts, on October 21, 1829, attended the Albany and Har- 
vard law schools, practised law, was judge of the court of 
Alabama claims in Washington, and died in Braintree on 


June 23, 1903. His parents were Jonathan French and 
Sarah Braekett Hayward. The French ancestors came from 
England to settle in BraJntree in 1638-39. Our classmate's 

Asa Palmer French 

mother was born in Boston in 1827, the daughter of Simeon 
Palmer of Boston and Mary Caldwell of Ipswich, Massa- 
chusetts. She died in Braintree on December 25, 1891. 
Her ancestors came from England in the Fortune in 1621 
and settled at Duxbury, then a part of Plymouth, Massa- 
chusetts. Her brothers, Simeon and Horatio Palmer, were 
Yale men. Her cousin, Ezra Palmer, Yale 1828, was a 
Harvard M.D. of 1831. Another cousin, Edward D. G. 
Palmer, was Brown '39 and Harvard M.D. '42. 

French was born in Braintree on January 29, i860. He 
went to the local public schools until 1 8 7 1 , then to the Boston 
public schools, and was graduated from the English High 

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School in 1876. After that he had a year at Adams Acad- 
emy, Quincy, Massachusetts, and another year at Thayer 
Academy, Braintree. In freshman year French roomed 
alone on York Street, in sophomore year in South Middle 
with Campbell, and in junior and senior years with Camp- 
bell in Durfee. He was a contributor to the Record in 
sophomore year, and in junior and senior years one of the 
editors. He was on the freshman class supper committee, 
fence orator in sophomore year, chairman of the junior 
promenade committee, and one of the class historians. He 
won the sophomore prize declamation. He belonged to 
Kappa Sigma Epsilon, Eta Phi, Psi Upsilon, and Skull and 
Bones, and to the University Club. 

For the first five years after graduation he taught Latin 
and French at the Thayer Academy, Braintree, Massachu- 
setts. He then studied law at the Boston University Law 
School, was admitted to the bar, went to Washington as 
clerk to the judges of the court of Alabama claims for one 
year, and then returned to Boston to practise law. He was 
nominated by both Republicans and Democrats in 1901, 
and was elected district attorney for the Southeastern Dis- 
trict of Massachusetts. Reelected as the candidate of both 
parties in 1904, he served until January, 1906, when he re- 
signed to accept the appointment, tendered him by President 
Roosevelt, of United States attorney for the District of 
Massachusetts, which office he now holds. 

He has gained for himself an enviable reputation as an 
advocate on account of his remarkable management, in asso- 
ciation with the Hon. James E. Cotter, his senior, of the 
defense of Thomas M. Bram, mate of the barkentine Her- 
bert Fuller, tried for murder on the high seas in October, 
1896, and argued on error before the Supreme Court of 
the United States, where the judgment of the Circuit Court 
against Bram was reversed. This was his first celebrated 
case and brought him into national prominence. The 



strength of his power to convince jurors was later illus- 
trated when he secured the acquittal of Joseph E. Seery, 
indicted for murder in December, 1899, in Norfolk 
County, Massachusetts. He has also figured in many im- 
portant civil cases, and, several years ago, won additional 
prominence by his able presentation of the cause of the anti- 
vivisectionists before the Committee on Probate Chancery 
of the Massachusetts Legislature. This service was rendered 
for practically no remuneration, and as a contribution to 
the cause of humanity. 

He is president of the Randolph Savings Bank, of the 
Norfolk Bar Association, a member of the executive com- 
mittee of the Massachusetts State Bar Association, a trustee 
of the Thayer Academy, and governor of the Massachusetts 
Society of Mayflower Descendants. He has been president 
of the Yale Alumni Association of Boston and Vicinity. He 
is a member of the University Club of Boston, the Boston 
City Club, the University Club of New York, the Gradu- 
ates' Club of New Haven, the Old Colony Club of Plym- 
outh, the Republican Club of Massachusetts, the Massa- 
chusetts Club, and the Norfolk Club. 

He married on December 13, 1887, in Randolph, Massa- 
chusetts, Elisabeth Ambrose Wales, daughter of George W. 
Wales and Clara Ambrose. Mrs. French's great-grand- 
father, Jonathan Wales, and her grandfather, Bradford 
L. Wales, were physicians and surgeons of eminence in 
southeastern Massachusetts. French has two children: 
Jonathan Wales, born on April 26, 1891, and Constance, 
born on April 13, 1896, both in Randolph, Massachusetts. 
Jonathan was graduated from Thayer Academy in the class 
of 1907, prepared for college at the Taft School, and en- 
tered Yale in September, 1909. 

His business address is 87 Milk Street, Boston (or Fed- 
eral Building, Boston) ; and his residence is Randolph, 


Joseph Emanuel Friend is the son of Henry Friend and 
Frances (Samuels) Friend. His father was born in Bavaria 
on December 23, 1822, but lived most of his life in Mil- 

Joseph Emanuel Friend 

waukee, Wisconsin. The grandfather was Samuel Friend 
of Bavaria. Friend's mother was born in England on Au- 
gust 9, 1833, and spent her early life in New York City. 
Her parents were David Samuels and Sophie King, who 
came from Germany in 1836. Both of our classmate's 
parents were drowned at sea on May 7, 1875. 

Friend was born on August 4, i860, in Milwaukee, where 
he received a public-school education and was graduated 
from Markham Academy with the class of 1878, entering 
Yale in September of that year. He roomed alone, on 
Chapel Street for two years and in West Divinity Hall for 
two years, and was a member of Sigma Epsilon. 


For two years after graduation he was engaged in mer- 
cantile pursuits in New York City. From 1884 to 1890 he 
conducted the Chicago office of a Xew York firm which dealt 
in cotton goods. In 1890 he moved to Xew Orleans, which 
has since been his home and where he has been engaged in 
the cotton factor and commission business as a member of 
the firm of Julius Weis & Company. In 1896 and 1897 he 
traveled abroad, visiting England, France, Germany, and 

On March 19, 1890, he married Ida Weis of Xew Or- 
leans, whose father was Julius Weis and whose mother was 
Caroline Mayer. They have four children: Lillian Frances, 
born on January 15, 1891 ; Julius Weis, born on August 20, 
1894; Caroline Henrietta, born on January 31, 1900; and 
Henry Joseph, born on April 13, 1905, all in New Orleans. 
The eldest girl prepared for college at the X^ewcomb High 
School with the class of 1907. The eldest son is now at 
Exeter, preparing for Yale, which college he hopes to enter 
in 1912. 

His business address is Julius Weis & Company, 817 
Gravier Street, and his residence is 1 139 Jackson Avenue, 
X'ew Orleans, Louisiana. 

*Harry Chambers Fries, son of Aaron Fries, was born in 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 17, i860. He 
roomed during the four years with Baltz, in freshman year 
on York Street, sophomore year in West Divinity, and the 
last two years in Durfee. He was a member of Gamma XTi 
campaign committee and of the ivy committee. He won a 
sophomore composition prize, was a speaker at the Junior 
Exhibition, won a Townsend prize, and was one of the com- 
mencement speakers. His societies were Gamma Nu and 
Psi Upsilon. 



After graduation he studied law in the office of George 
W. Biddle, at Philadelphia, and was admitted to the bar in 
December, 1884. On January 1, 1885, he became a mem- 

Harrv Chambers Fries 

ber of the firm of Prevost & Fries, attorneys-at-law, 629 
Walnut Street, Philadelphia. He practised as a member of 
that firm until his death, which occurred July 14, 1886. For 
some three months he had been in uncertain health, and five 
weeks before his death he suffered— without premonition— 
from a hemorrhage of the lungs. 

He was of a quiet, earnest disposition, commanding the 
respect of all and the love of those who knew him best. His 
strength of character and his natural abilities were such that, 
had they been coupled with a strong physique, he would 
surely have attained a position in the world that would have 
been an honor to the class. 



* Frank Runyon Gallaher was the son of the Rev. 
Henry M. Gallaher, LL.D., Shurtletf College 1861, and 
Harriet (Runyon) Gallaher. He was born on August 26, 

Frank Runvon Gallaher 

1856, at Upper Alton, Illinois, and entered college from 
New Haven, Connecticut, his father being then the noted 
pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. He was on the Delta 
Kappa campaign committee, captain of Company B, Yale 
Hancock and English Battalion, in the fall of junior year, 
an editor of the News in senior year, and a member of the 
senior class supper committee. In sophomore year he 
roomed with Darling in South Middle, and in junior and 
senior years with Parsons in Durfee. He was a member of 
Delta Kappa, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and a graduate member 
of Wolf's Head. 

For a large part of ten years after graduation he was with 



Otis Brothers & Company, manufacturers of elevators, in 
New York City, but during this time twice left the company, 
once to assume charge of a copper mine in Arizona, and 
later to become partner in a coal company. In 1892 he re- 
turned to his father's home in Essex, Connecticut, to reside. 
He served on the town Board of Assessors for several 
years, was chairman of the Board of Selectmen, and for a 
number of years was secretary of the Board of School Visit- 
ors. He was a delegate to State and other political conven- 
tions, and in 1899 was a member of the Connecticut House 
of Representatives, where he won repute as a leader of the 
Democratic minority. As a member of the Connecticut 
State Sewerage Commission he made an extended tour of 
Europe (his third trip since graduation) in 1900. He se- 
cured the charter of the Essex Light & Power Company, and 
was president of the company. In 1904 he was consular 
agent at Port St. Mary, Spain. During 1906 he was en- 
gaged in the automobile business in New York City, where 
he died of heart disease on October 12, 1906, at the age of 
fifty years. His mother and two sisters, one of them a 
graduate of Vassar College in 1897, survive him. 

Henry Washburn Gardes is the son of Henry Gardes and 
Geraldine (Washburn) Gardes. The Gardes family came 
from Germany. The grandparents were Henry Gardes and 
Mina Ballus of Bremen. The father was born on Novem- 
ber 6, 1829, in Bremen, came to New York when fourteen, 
and spent his life in New Orleans as a merchant and banker. 
He is still living. The mother, Geraldine Washburn of Jef- 
ferson County, New York, was the daughter of Collins 
Washburn and Olivia Walsworth. The Washburns were 
Scotch-Irish in origin, came to this country from Scotland, 
and settled in Massachusetts. 


Gardes was born on July 5, i860, in Washington, Hemp- 
stead County, Arkansas, and spent his early life in Arkan- 
sas, New Orleans, and Jefferson County, Xew York. The 

Henry Washburn Garde* 

move from New Orleans took place when Gardes was six 
years old. His mother had died suddenly of yellow fever 
on November 14, 1866, and her parents in Jefferson 
County, New York, wanted the boy. He attended the 
Hungerford Institute at Adams, New York, the Alexander 
Military Institute at White Plains, and the Hopkins Gram- 
mar School. For a short time he roomed with McGuffy 
in North College; the rest of the time he lived alone in 
town. He belonged to Delta Kappa. 

After graduation, until 1890, he was in the hardware 
business in New Orleans, and from 1890 to 1896 he was in 
the insurance business in New Orleans, New York, and San 


Francisco. From 1896 to 1900 he was in the United States 
navy, and participated in the battle of Manila under Dewey, 
and since 1900 he has been in the government employ in the 
Census Bureau. His work involves considerable travel. 
He writes: 

"I had the honor to belong to the fleet under Admiral 
Dewey and was with him on May 1 , 1898, when we whipped 
the Spaniards in Manila Bay, and remained in the Philip- 
pines throughout the war and afterward until September 2, 
1899. So far as I know, I am the only Yale man of any 
class who took part in those stirring events. With the ex- 
ception of the above, my life has been absolutely uneventful." 

He was married on November 7, 1888, in New Orleans, 
and the bride was Lucy Wiltz, daughter of Louis Alfred 
Wiltz and Michail Bienvenu. Mrs. Gardes is of a pure 
Creole family. The four children are: Alfred Wiltz, born 
on August 22, 1 890, in New Orleans ; Arthur Hutchins, born 
on November 2, 1 891, in the same city; George Washburn, 
born on December 31, 1900, in Norfolk, Virginia; and 
Marie Louise Geraldine, born on February 24, 1906, in 
Washington, District of Columbia. The two older boys 
have been studying at the Jesuits' College in New Orleans. 

His address is care of the United States Census Bureau, 
Washington, District of Columbia. 

Charles Burr Graves is the son of Addison Graves and 
Helen M. (Eaton) Graves. Addison Graves was born on 
September 25, 1833, at Ashfield, Massachusetts, but in early 
manhood removed to Boston, thence to Chicago, and after- 
ward to New York City. He was a graduate of Sanderson 
Academy, Ashfield, Massachusetts, and was a merchant. 
He died at Orange, New Jersey, on January 15, 1867. His 
family was of English origin, having come to this country 


in 1630, and settled at Lynn, Massachusetts. Graves' 
mother was born on January 14, 1836, at Kennebunk, 
Maine, and spent her early life at Wells, Maine, and Bos- 

Charles Burr Graves 

ton, Massachusetts. She is still living. Her family was of 
Scotch origin, her ancestors coming to this country at an 
early date and settling near Exeter, New Hampshire. 

Our classmate was born on June 10, i860, at Chicago, 
Illinois, where he spent his early childhood. Later he lived 
in New York, and then until 1867 in Orange, New Jersey, 
after which time he resided in New London, Connecticut. 
He attended the public schools of New London, and pre- 
pared for college in the Bulkeley School of that city, enter- 
ing '82 at the beginning of freshman year. During fresh- 
man year he roomed with Waller at 41 High Street, and in 
sophomore year also with Waller in Old Chapel. During 



junior and senior years he roomed with Barbour, first in 
North, and afterward in Farnam Hall. He was a member 
of Gamma Nu, Psi Upsilon, Hare and Hounds Club, and 
Natural History Society. 

After leaving Yale he entered the Harvard Medical 
School, and was graduated from there with the degree of 
M.D. in 1886, a member of the last class which received 
instruction from Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes. He then 
spent eighteen months at the Boston City Hospital, and in 
January, 1887, went home to New London, Connecticut, 
and settled down to the practice of medicine. He has re- 
mained in New London ever since. He writes: 

"The round of professional duties in a small city, how- 
ever important and absorbing to those immediately con- 
cerned, affords little of interest for a narrative. Routine 
professional duties, though generally arduous and exacting, 
have yet left some time which could be devoted to outside 

Graves has been for many years one of the trustees of 
the Bulkeley School, and is also one of the trustees of the 
New London Public Library. He is also an officer in the 
Manwaring Memorial Hospital. His travels have been 
limited to various trips in different parts of this country, but 
the larger part of his leisure has been given to the study of 
the various natural sciences. He is the author of many arti- 
cles on medical and scientific topics published in various 
magazines, and is a member of the American Medical Asso- 
ciation, the New London County Medical Association, the 
New London Medical Society, the Connecticut Medical 
Society, the New England Botanical Club, the Connecticut 
Botanical Society, and the New London County Historical 
Society. He is an independent in politics, and, although not 
a member, is a regular attendant of the Congregational 

He married on September 10, 1891, at New London, 


Connecticut, Frances M. Miner, the daughter of Charles H. 
Miner and Lucretia H. Comstock. Mrs. Graves is a de- 
scendant of Thomas Miner, one of the founders of New 
London, and of Elder William Brewster, who came over in 
the Mayflower. Graves has had two children, a boy who 
died on April 12, 1902, and a girl, Elizabeth Waterman 
Graves, who was born November 16, 1898. 

His address is 66 Franklin Street, New London, Con- 

GEORGE Heber Graves is the son of Charles Emmett 
Graves and Sarah Lawrence (Buttrick) Graves. He is de- 

George Heber Graves 

scended from New England English on both sides. His 
grandparents were George Graves of Ira, Vermont, and 


Lucretia Adelaide Collins. Charles Graves was a graduate 
of Trinity College in the class of 1850. He was born at Ira 
on December 10, 1830, but lived successively in Rutland, 
Vermont, Washington, District of Columbia, and New 
Haven. Trinity gave him an M.A., and later, in recogni- 
tion of his ability as a lawyer and his services as trea- 
surer of the college, an LL.D. His death occurred at 
Dansville, New York, on April 12, 1906. The Graves 
ancestors settled in Hartford, Connecticut, sometime pre- 
vious to 1645. Graves' mother was the daughter of 
Ephraim Buttrick of Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Mary 
King of Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was born on June 20, 
1829, in Cambridge, and spent her early life there. Her 
ancestors settled in Concord, Massachusetts, in 1635. 
Among them was Major Simon Willard, one of the founders 
of Concord, Massachusetts, and one of the most distin- 
guished men in the military and civil life of colonial days. 
Another ancestor, Samuel Buttrick, participated in the bat- 
tle of Concord Bridge, where his brother, Major John But- 
trick, gave the command that opened the Revolutionary 
War. Ephraim Buttrick was graduated from Harvard in 
1 8 19. Other relatives of our classmate who were college 
graduates were : Uncles : the Rev. Gemont Graves, Trinity 
1849, and Edward King Buttrick, Harvard 1852; brothers: 
Edward Buttrick Graves, Yale 1881, Yale Law 1884; Wal- 
ter Greenwood Graves, Yale 1886; Arthur Collins Graves, 
Trinity 1891, Yale Law 1893; and Richard Stayner Graves, 
Trinity 1894, Yale Medical 1897. 

Graves was born on March 25, 1861, in Rutland, Ver- 
mont, and lived in Washington, District of Columbia, from 
1862 to 1865. From 1866 he lived in New Haven, where, 
in course of time, he prepared for college at the Hopkins 
Grammar School. During freshman year he lived at home, 
but for the remaining three years roomed with Brewster in 
Farnam. His societies were Delta Kappa and Psi Upsilon. 


For a year after graduation he was in the lumber busi- 
ness at Stetsonville, Wisconsin, and then from 1883 to 1889 
a student in Sheffield Scientific School. His life-occupation 
has been that of a chemist. From 1885 to 1886 he was an 
assistant with the Fairfield Chemical Company of Bridge- 
port. For the next two years he was superintendent for the 
same company in New Haven; and in 1888 he returned to 
Bridgeport as chief chemist and director of the works, 
which at the present day belong to the General Chemical 
Company. He declares that his life has been an uneventful 
one, although he admits that he has been shipwrecked and 
struck by lightning, "but never bankrupt." He is a member 
of the American Chemical Society, the Society of Chemical 
Industry (English), and the Seaside, Algonquin, Brook- 
lawn Country, Yacht, and Contemporary clubs of Bridge- 
port. In politics he is a Republican, and in religion a 
Protestant Episcopalian. In 1901 he visited Italy, France, 
and England. 

On January 17, 1901, in Bridgeport, he was married to 
Mary Caroline Goodsell, daughter of Zalmon Goodsell and 
Caroline E. Fox. They have one child, Caroline, born on 
October 11, 1901, in Bridgeport. Mrs. Graves' great- 
great-grandfather was the Rev. John Goodsell, of Yale 
1724. The Rev. John Goodsell's brother Thomas was 
graduated in the same class, and in the Yale Library there 
is now a chair given by the descendants of John Goodsell, 
which once belonged to James Pierpont, a founder of Yale. 
The father of these two was Thomas Goodsell of Somerset 
County, England, a graduate of Trinity College, Oxford. 
He came to America in 1678 and married Sarah Heming- 
way of East Haven, a sister of Jacob Hemingway, the first 
student of Yale College. On her mother's side Mrs. Graves 
is descended from John Howland and John and Elizabeth 
Tilley of the Mayflower. 

His business address is General Chemical Company, Fair- 


field Works, and his residence is 1809 North Avenue, 
Bridgeport, Connecticut. 

Herbert Stanton Griggs is the son of Chauncey Wright 
Griggs and Martha Ann (Gallup) Griggs. Chauncey 
Wright Griggs was a manufacturer and capitalist who lived 

Herbert Stanton Griggs 

in St. Paul, Minnesota, and in Tacoma, Washington. The 
elder Griggs was born on December 31, 1832, in Tolland, 
Connecticut; attended Monson Academy in Connecticut and 
business college in Detroit, Michigan; and is still living. 
His parents were Chauncey Griggs of Tolland and Hearty 
Dimock of Coventry, Connecticut; and his ancestors came 
over from England in 1639 and settled in Roxbury, Massa- 
chusetts. Griggs' mother was born and brought up in Led- 



yard, Connecticut. Her parents were Christopher Milton 
Gallup and Anna Stanton Billings of Ledyard; and her an- 
cestors came over from Dorsetshire, England, in 1630 to 
settle at Boston and at Monumental Island, Massachusetts. 
The Rev. Leverett G. Griggs of Bristol, Connecticut, a 
great-uncle of our classmate, was a graduate of Yale in the 
class of 1829, as were several cousins and uncles of the 
Gallup, Williams, and Dimock families. Henry F. Dimock, 
of Yale 1863, now of New York, is a cousin of Griggs' 
father. Both his parents are living with him in Tacoma, 

Griggs was born on February 27, 1861, in St. Paul, 
Minnesota. The following year he went with his parents to 
Chaska, where he was in the Moravian School for a brief 
time. In 1866 he moved back to St. Paul, and there at- 
tended grammar school and high school, with private in- 
struction in the classics, until he was ready to enter Yale 
with us in September, 1878. His brother, C. M. Griggs, 
was his roommate during the first three years of the course, 
and as a senior he roomed with Hine of '85. The hare- 
and-hounds chase was one of his athletic recreations. He 
was light-weight wrestler one year in the gym-class compe- 
titions, competed in the class running races, and played on 
the Law School football and baseball teams in 1883-84. 
He was a member of Delta Kappa and Psi Upsilon. 

After commencement he returned for a two years' course 
in the Yale Law School, being graduated in 1884. He read 
law for six months in the office of Cushman K. Davis (de- 
ceased), former governor of and later United States Sen- 
ator from the State of Minnesota, and was assistant city 
attorney in St. Paul during 1885. Having contracted very 
serious malarial and stomach troubles, he was obliged to 
give up practice for about three years, the last year of which 
enforced vacation was spent in foreign travel. In 1888 he 
located in Tacoma, Washington, where he has practised 



since that date. For the last three years he has acted 
locally for the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway in 
the matter of buying land, examining titles, securing fran- 
chises, and trying condemnation suits; and he has also made 
something of a specialty of corporation law, being attorney 
for a large number of manufacturing, mercantile, and bank- 
ing corporations. Since 1888 he has been trustee and at- 
torney of the St. Paul & Tacoma Lumber Company, which 
is in the lumber-manufacturing and coal-mining business. 
An address before the State Bar Association of Washing- 
ton, entitled "Admiralty Law," and one before the State 
Bankers' Association on "Negotiable Instruments" were 
published in the respective proceedings of those bodies. He 
has also been a contributor to local papers on his notes of 
travel, etc. He is a member of the Tacoma Chamber of 
Commerce, the Tacoma Country Club, the Union and Uni- 
versity clubs of Tacoma, the Historical Society of the State 
of Washington, the Pacific Coast Branch of the American 
Historical Association, the Sons of the American Revolu- 
tion, the Loyal Legion, the Washington State Bar Associa- 
tion, and other local organizations. He is also trustee of 
the First Congregational Church of Tacoma. In golf he 
has attained considerable local celebrity, having held the 
club championship for several years. 

Griggs was married on June 15, 1904. The wedding 
took place in Tacoma, and the bride was Elvira Caroline 
Ingersoll, daughter of Avery Melvin Ingersoll and Harriet 
Leavenworth. Colonel Jesse Henry Leavenworth, her 
grandfather, and General Henry Leavenworth, her great- 
grandfather, were graduates of West Point. Griggs has 
two children, Herbert Stanton, born in Tacoma in January, 
1906, and Chauncey Leavenworth, born in Tacoma in 
July, 1909. 

His business address is Fidelity Building, and his resi- 
dence is 923 North Yakima Avenue, Tacoma, Washington. 



* Alfred Chapman Hand, the son of Horace C. Hand, 
was born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania, on June 19, 1859, 
and prepared for college at Williston Seminary, Easthamp- 

Alfred Chapman Hand 

ton, Massachusetts. He was a member of the Kappa Sigma 
Epsilon campaign committee, played on the class baseball 
nine, and rowed in several Dunham crews. In junior year he 
was assistant treasurer of the Navy and in senior year busi- 
ness manager of the Record. He roomed throughout the 
course with Richards — freshman year in North Middle, 
sophomore year in Old Chapel, and the last two years in 
Farnam. He was a member of Kappa Sigma Epsilon, Eta 
Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and Scroll and Key. 

He spent the first year after graduation at Chicago and 
Marquette, Michigan, as a private tutor, and in the fall of 
1883 he became an instructor in Williston Seminary. His 

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life there for two years was marked especially by his earnest- 
ness in Christian work, and while thus engaged he decided 
upon the ministry as his vocation. The summer of 1885 was 
spent in Europe, tramping Wales and Switzerland. That 
fall he entered Union Theological Seminary, New York, and 
was graduated in 1888. He was licensed to preach by the 
Presbytery of Lackawanna, at Honesdale, Pennsylvania, 
and although urged to accept a pastorate in New York 
City, he chose a less conspicuous position, and accepted 
a call to the Church of the Covenant in Buffalo. A ministry 
full of promise was hardly begun when it was suddenly 
ended. Diabetes manifested itself, and on November 12 he 
preached his farewell sermon. He went abroad at once, to 
Carlsbad, and then to Cannes, and returned somewhat en- 
couraged in April, 1890. After alternations of compara- 
tive strength and feebleness he was attacked with the grippe 
in January, 1892, and died at Mansfield, Ohio, on March 13 
of that year. 

On June 17, 1888, he married Sarah Lord Avery of 
Mansfield, Ohio. They had one son, Avery Chapman 
Hand, born on April 27, 1889, at Cannes. 

Years have passed — we have not forgotten him, and we 
will not, for quite unconsciously his influence for good was 
stamped on our lives, and in so far he lives in us. 

John Russell Hanlon is the son of Thomas O'Hanlon 
and Hannah Maria (Maps) O'Hanlon. The O'Hanlons 
were Irish, and came from the other side in the early part of 
the last century to live in New York. Our classmate's father 
was born in New York City on March 24, 1832, was gradu- 
ated from Princeton in 1863, held the degrees of D.D. and 
LL.D., and spent most of his life (thirty-three years) as 
president of Pennington Seminary, at Pennington, New Jer- 


sey. His parents were John O'Hanlon and Catherine Lan- 
ders of Ireland. Hanlon's mother was the daughter of Wil- 
liam Russell Maps and Mary A. Tucker of Long Branch, 

John Russell Hanlon 

New Jersey. She was born in Long Branch on September 14, 
1834, and her ancestors were from England. Hanlon had 
the following college graduates in his family: a brother, 
Thomas Hanlon, Jr., Yale 1889 ; another brother, J. Thorn- 
ley Hanlon, Princeton 1899; a cousin, John Hanlon, Prince- 
ton 1897; another cousin, J. Norris Atkinson, New York 
University 1899; an uncle, John Hanlon, Wesleyan College 
1864; and another cousin, Thomas H. Atkinson, Wesleyan 

Hanlon was born on September 3, 1858, in Berlin, New 
Jersey, and spent his early life in Trenton and Pennington, 
being graduated from Pennington Seminary in 1878. For 

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one year he attended Dickinson College and for one year 
he was at Wesleyan University; but when his sophomore 
year was over, he left Wesleyan and entered Yale with '82 
in the beginning of junior year. He roomed with Blumley 
in North Middle, and belonged to Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

Immediately after graduation he became teacher in Pen- 
nington Seminary, having charge of the department of 
Latin and Greek and the sciences. At the end of two years 
he became vice-principal of the institution, taking charge of 
the department of mathematics. He remained there in this 
capacity until the spring of 1900, when he went to Cali- 
fornia. He has been engaged for the past nine years in 
high-school work, three years as principal of the Dinuba 
High School, Dinuba, California, later as principal of the 
Glenn County High School, Willows, California, and is 
now principal of the Santa Ynez High School. His oldest 
child, Russell Yale, born in 1883, is Class Boy. He is now 
a mining engineer of a London mining company, and is 
located in Korea. His second child, John Nelson, is a 
student in the University of California. He also ex- 
pects to become a mining engineer, and eventually to take 
up his work in Korea with his brother. Hanlon visited 
Europe in the summer of 1888, traveling through England, 
Ireland, Scotland, Holland, Belgium, France, Germany, and 
Switzerland. He is a Methodist and a Mason. 

On December 27, 1882, at Ocean Grove, New Jersey, 
he married Lida Davis Lillagore, daughter of Theodore 
Washington Lillagore and Margaret Hickman. Mrs. Han- 
lon is of Danish ancestry. Her grandfather, Theodore 
Lillagaard, was a man of wealth and a graduate of a Dan- 
ish university. Her brother, Theodore Nelson Lillagore, 
was graduated from Yale in 1891. The Hanlon children 
are: Russell Yale (class boy), born on October 24, 1883; 
John Nelson, born on March 3, 1887; Marguerite Hick- 
man, born on August 9, 1890; Marie Maps, born on De- 

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cember 6, 1894; and Laura May, born on March 26, 1898; 
all in Pennington, New Jersey. John prepared for college 
in the Glenn County High School at Willows, and is in the 
class of 1 9 10 at the University of California. Marguerite 
graduated from the Glenn County High School in the class 
of 1909, and also has entered the University of California. 
His address is Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara County, Cali- 

Charles Burnell Hawkes is the son of Charles M. 
Hawkes and Susan A. (Whitney) Hawkes. Charles M. 

Charles Burnell Hawkes 

Hawkes was born in 1831 at Windham, Maine, but spent 
most of his life as a business man in Portland, and thereafter 
in New Haven, and died at Denver, Colorado, on June 21, 
1904. His family was of English origin, his ancestors com- 
ing to this country in 1630 and settling in Massachusetts. 


Mrs. Hawkes was born in Vermont in 1826, and died in 
New York City on May 28, 1906. Her family was also of 
English origin, having come to this country and settled at 
Three Rivers, Canada, early in the last century. 

Hawkes was born on April 24, 1859, at Portland, Maine, 
and lived there until 1875, when he moved to New Haven 
with his family, and prepared for Yale at the Hopkins 
Grammar School, entering college first with the class of '81, 
and joining '82 in junior year. He was a member of Delta 

After graduation he entered the Yale Law School, and 
took the degree of LL.B. in 1883. He then settled in To- 
peka, Kansas, where he practised law until the fall of 1886, 
when he returned to New Haven and took the graduate 
course at the Yale Law School, receiving the degree of 
M.L. in 1887. He was admitted to the bar in Connecticut 
and also in Kansas in 1883, and in New York in 1890, about 
which time he settled in New York City, where he has since 
remained practising his profession. He is a Republican, 
and writes that he "has been working hard and occasionally 
having a little fun." 

On January 21, 1890, in New York City, he married 
Julia A. Burrell. They have no children. 

His business address is 256 Broadway, New York City, 
and his residence is 540 West One Hundred and Twelfth 
Street, New York City. 

Charles Samuel Hebard is the son of Charles Hebard 
and Mary Cornelia (Case) Hebard. Charles Hebard was 
born on January 9, 1831, at Lebanon, Connecticut, and, like 
his son, was a lumberman. He died at Chestnut Hill, Phil- 
adelphia, on June 11, 1902. The grandparents on this side 
of the family were Learned Hebard and Persis Elizabeth 
Strong, both of Lebanon, Connecticut. Their ancestors 


came from England in 1636 and settled in Massachusetts. 
Hebard's mother was the daughter of Samuel Case and 
Euphemia Case of Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania. In the 

Charles Samuel Hebard 

Hebard connection, Alfred Hebard, a great-uncle, Albert 
Hebard and Daniel Hebard, uncles, and Daniel Hebard, a 
brother, were Yale graduates. 

Hebard was born in Tobyhanna on December 6, i860, 
and, after spending the first eight years of his life there, 
went with his parents to Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and 
finally, in 1878, to Pequaming, Michigan. He meantime 
was prepared for college at Williston Seminary. He en- 
tered Yale with the class in freshman year, and roomed with 
Storrs the first tw r o years, and with Hower the last two. 
He was on the class baseball nine, consolidated ball nine, the 
class tug-of-war, and was a substitute on the 'varsity base- 



ball nine and football team. He held the middle-weight 
wrestling championship for two years. His societies were 
Delta Kappa, Eta Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and he is a 
graduate member of Wolf's Head. 

Since graduation he has been in the lumber-manufactur- 
mg business at Pequaming, although he spends much of each 
year in the East, for he has homes at Chestnut Hill, Phila- 
delphia, and Thomasville, Georgia. He is a Republican in 
politics, and a junior warden in the Church of St. Thomas 
at Thomasville. 

He married Hannah Jeanette Morgan, daughter of 
David Morgan and Jeanette Evans, on September 30, 1885, 
in Cleveland, Ohio. Mrs. Hebard's ancestors were Welsh. 
A son, Morgan Hebard, was born in Cleveland on Febru- 
ary 23, 1887. He prepared at the Asheville School, Ashe- 
ville, North Carolina, and was graduated at Yale in the 
class of 1 9 10. 

His address is Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. 

Theodore Holland is the son of Josiah Gilbert Holland 
and Elizabeth Luna (Chapin) Holland. Holland's father 
was of English origin. His mother belonged to the Spring- 
field Chapins, who were of English and Huguenot ancestry. 
The Holland ancestors are believed to have come over from 
London in 1630. They settled in the Plymouth Colony, and 
afterward at Watertown, Massachusetts. Holland's grand- 
parents were Harrison Holland of Belchertown, Massachu- 
setts, and Anna Gilbert of Hebron, Connecticut. Their 
son, our classmate's father, was born on July 24, 18 19, at 
Belchertown. He was a graduate of the Berkshire Medical 
College, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and wrote several books 
and many poems. He was one of the editors of the Spring- 
field Republican, helped found Scribner's Magazine (which 
became the Century), and was its editor up to the time of 


his death, which occurred on October 12, 1881, in New 
York City. Holland's mother was born on July 3, 1825, in 
Springfield, Massachusetts, a daughter of Whitfield Chapin. 

Theodore Holland 

She died on April 26, 1896, in South Orange, New Jersey. 
The Chapin ancestors came to this country in 1630 and set- 
tled at Roxbury, Massachusetts. They were among the 
early settlers of Springfield. "Deacon Samuel" Chapin was 
honored by a statue in that city. 

Holland was born on December 7, 1859, at Springfield. 
He made his home in that city until 1871, when his father 
moved to New York City. Two years of his boyhood he 
spent in Europe (1868-69), visiting England, Scotland, 
France, Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. He was edu- 
cated at Monsieur Paulmier's school in Lausanne, Switzer- 
land (1869), at " tne Gunnery" in Washington, Connecti- 

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cut, and at Williston Seminary, from the last of which he 
was graduated in 1878. For the first three years in college 
he roomed at Mrs. Lockwood's on Elm Street, and in senior 
year in Durfee with Hopkins. He belonged to no athletic 
teams, but was one of the first to organize a lawn-tennis 
club. He was a class historian, and a member of the Uni- 
versity Club, Delta Kappa, and Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

Of his later career he writes: 

"After graduation I enrolled myself as a law student in 
the Columbia Law School, New York, and entered the office 
of Messrs. Richards & Heald to combine practical with 
theoretical work, as was the requirement for a two years' 
course. In June, 1884, I passed my final examination and 
was admitted to the bar in New York. 

"During the following year I became interested in some 
patents for the manufacture of 'water-gas,' and became the 
secretary of a company that started out with great promise. 
Our career was cut short by losing a patent suit, and we 
were forced to retire gracefully from the business. 

"This occupied most of my time up to 1888. In that year 
I was seized with a sudden longing to follow the advice of 
Horace Greeley, and selected Denver as the objective point. 
I was delighted with the climate and people and decided to 
settle there. 

"The law never appealed to me. I lacked the elements 
that go to make a successful lawyer. Soon after reaching 
Denver I investigated a land scheme that some of my new- 
made friends were embarking on and went into it. The 
lands that we bought were located at Buena Vista, a very 
pretty mountain town, lying in the Arkansas valley at the 
foot of the 'College Peaks' — Mounts Yale, Harvard, and 
Princeton. I resided for some time in Buena Vista. Na- 
ture has always appealed to me, but after studying the situ- 
ation I decided that man cannot live on scenery, and sold 
out my holdings to advantage and returned to Denver. 



"In 1 89 1 I married Florence Olmsted Ward, daughter 
of the Hon. Jasper D. Ward, and I never did a better thing. 
I thought so then, and after sixteen years I think so still. 
Judge Ward and I mined together for some time, but with- 
out success. We were among the early ones to exploit Crip- 
ple Creek in a small way. That was in 1893. You couldn't 
go into camp in a Pullman car then, but had a long pull over 
the mountains in an old 'Concord' or a mud wagon behind 
six. It was an interesting trip with Keno on the box, but it 
was cold in winter. I once had the pleasure of a trip down 
the side of a mountain, six horses and all, when we slipped 
off the road in turning out for an ore-wagon in a snow- 
storm. I have been knocked unconscious by a windlass 
handle. I have been bucked off into the dry bed of a moun- 
tain creek, and I think there are some rocks still embedded 
in my back. These are trivial matters, but go to show some 
of the incidents of a life not wholly free from variety. 

"There were born to me twin daughters on April 15, 1892. 
November 16, 1900, the boy arrived. We named him Jo- 
siah Gilbert Holland after his grandfather. I hope to see 
him a Yale man. 

"A good many trials beset me at this time. My daughter 
Elizabeth succumbed to pneumonia on April 25, 1901, and 
in 1902 I suffered a severe breakdown with nervous pros- 
tration, from which I did not recover for nearly two years. 
Finding that the confinement of a law office would not do, 
I took up real estate. I have been in that business since, 
and was, for a time, connected with the Eden Irrigation & 
Land Company, a corporation operating under the Carey 
Act in western Wyoming. I am now doing a general real 
estate and investment business. I find Denver a delightful 
place to live in, but regret that it is so far away from old 
friends and associations." 

Holland was originally a Presbyterian, but joined the 
Episcopal Church in 1896 and has been a vestryman in St. 


Barnabas' Church in Denver for the past nine years. He 
is a member of the Denver Country Club. 

He was married on June 3, 1891, at Denver, to Florence 
Olmsted Ward, daughter of Jasper D. Ward and Emma J. 
Raworth. The Wards and the Raworths were both of 
English origin, the parents of Emma Raworth coming from 
England direct. The Hollands have had three children: 
Elizabeth and Barbara, twins, born on April 15, 1892, in 
Denver, and Josiah Gilbert, born on November 16, 1900, 
in the same city. Elizabeth died on April 25, 1901. 

His business address is 325 Cooper Building, and his 
residence is 1337 East Fourteenth Avenue, Denver, Colo- 

Samuel Cornell Hopkins is the son of Henry H. Hop- 
kins and Mary E. (Cornell) Hopkins. On both his father's 
and mother's side he is of English descent. The Hopkins 
family settled in Saybrook, Connecticut, at an early day, 
and the Cornell family settled in Westchester County, New 
York, in 1646. 

Hopkins was born in New York City on February 9, 
1859. He attended school in New York City and Catskill, 
New York, was at St. Paul's from 1874 to 1876, and went 
from there to Williston Seminary, whence he was graduated 
in 1877. He entered '81, but joined '82 in freshman year. 
Throughout his college course he roomed with Holland, 
first at 155 Elm Street and afterward in Durfee. For the 
entire course of four years Hopkins played first base on the 
university nine, and filled that position probably with greater 
expertness than any man who has ever stood on that bag 
for Yale before or since. He was a member of the Univer- 
sity Club, Delta Kappa, He Boule, Delta Kappa Epsilon, 
and Scroll and Key. 

After graduation Hopkins was engaged for a while in 



banking, and traveled extensively through Europe and 
South America, as well as Egypt and the West India 
Islands. He is a member of the University Club, Vale 

Samuel Cornell Hopkins 

Club, Graduates' Club of New Haven, and the American 
Yacht Club. 

In 1897 he married Mary Howland Pell of New York, 
and has two children, both boys: Samuel C, Jr., born Oc- 
tober 11, 1899, and Howland Pell, born October 21, 1906. 

His address is Catskill, New York. 

Henry Clarke Jefferds is the son of George Payson 
Jefferds and Caroline Elizabeth (Gay) Jefferds. His father 
was a Maine physician who practised most of his days in 


Kennebunkport and Bangor. Born on May 7, 18 16, the 
father was graduated from Bowdoin College with the de- 
gree of A.B. in 1838, and received his degree of M.D. in 

Henry Clarke Jefferds 

1844. He died in Bangor on May 9, 1904. The grand- 
parents were William Jefferds and Sarah Walker. Jef- 
ferds' mother was born on May 6, 1825, in Nashua, New 
Hampshire, the daughter of Ira Gay and Mary White of 

Jefferds was born on November 28, i860, at Kennebunk- 
port, but moved to Bangor while a boy. There he attended 
the public schools, and was graduated from the high school 
in 1878. He entered college with the rest of us in freshman 
year, and roomed with Dillingham, the first year on College 
Street and in West Divinity, the second in West Divinity, 
and the last two in Durfee. He was a member of the senior 



class supper committee, of Delta Kappa, Psi Upsilon, and 
the University Club. 

He studied medicine after graduation at the Hahnemann 
Medical College, being graduated with honors in 1885 as 
an M.D. He then served for eighteen months in the 
Homeopathic Hospital on Ward's Island, New York City, 
at the same time taking a graduate course in the Polyclinic. 
From August, 1886, to November, 1889, he practised medi- 
cine in Bangor, Maine, and then moved to Portland, Ore- 
gon, where he has lived ever since, making a specialty of 
surgery and achieving a noteworthy success in it. He is a 
member of the Portland University Club, the Waverly Golf 
Club, the Multnomah Amateur Athletic Club, City and State 
Medical Societies, the American Medical Association, and 
the American Institute of Homeopathy. He is surgeon to the 
Portland Homeopathic Hospital, to the Oregon Iron & Steel 
Company, to the Eastern & Western Lumber Company, and 
to the Children's Home; assistant surgeon in the Oregon Na- 
tional Guard; and assistant medical director of the Colum- 
bia Life & Trust Company of Oregon. He has contributed 
to medical journals. 

He is unmarried. 

His business address is Corbett Building, and his resi- 
dence is the Hobart-Curtis, Portland, Oregon. 

* Barclay Johnson was the son of J. Augustus Johnson 
and Sarah B. Johnson. He was born on August 8, 1 861, in 
Beirut, Syria, where his father was then United States Con- 
sul. He was prepared for college at Mr. Siglar's School in 
Newburgh, New York, and was graduated at Yale with the 
highest honors and with the warm affection of all who had 
known him well. He was a member of the Kappa Sigma 
Epsilon campaign committee and w r as in junior year on the 


board of governors of the University Club. He won the 
first mathematical prize in freshman year, also a Berkeley 
premium. In sophomore year he won a composition prize 

Barclay Johnson 

and the second mathematical prize. At commencement he 
delivered the valedictory oration. He was a member of 
Kappa Sigma Epsilon, He Boule, Psi Upsilon, and Skull and 

After graduation he held the Larned scholarship for a 
year, and pursued a course of non-professional studies in the 
Graduate Department of the college. He was also, during 
this period, connected for a short time with the Yale Law 
School. The following year he entered the Columbia Law 
School and the law office of Alexander & Green, New York. 
For nearly two years he devoted himself with the closest 
application to his studies, allowing himself but very little 


recreation. He died suddenly, in Greenwich, Connecticut, 
on April 21, 1885, in his twenty-fourth year. 

Our foremost scholar, a true gentleman, with so many 
noble and endearing characteristics, beloved by us all, so full 
of great promise — his early death was a shock and sorrow to 
the entire class. 

Frank Albert Kellogg is the son of Henry Kellogg 
and Harriet Helen (Caldwell) Kellogg. Henry Kellogg 
was an inventor, a California "forty-niner," and a man of 

Frank Albert Kellogg 

interesting Civil War experiences. He lived in New Hart- 
ford, Connecticut, until, at the time gold was discovered, he 
was sent to California as president of a trading company. 
There he lived until about 1856. A contract to supply the 


government with brick for fortifications took him to Wash- 
ington just before the Civil War. Some of the first patents 
on machines for roller shafting were in his name. He died 
at New Haven, Connecticut, on December 20, 1894. Kel- 
logg's grandfather was Isaac Kellogg of New Hartford, 
Connecticut, and his grandmother was Aurilla Barney of 
Tyringham, Massachusetts. The family came from Eng- 
land and settled in Massachusetts, and the "Kellogg Book" 
indicates descent from Governor Bradford of that colony. 
Kellogg' s mother was born on May 18, 1823, and was the 
daughter of Joseph Caldwell and Sarah Stone Howe of 
Barre, Massachusetts. She died on August 16, 1886, at New 
Haven. Her ancestors also were of English descent and 
were among the early Massachusetts settlers. Two uncles 
were graduates of Wesleyan, and his brother, H. J. Kellogg, 
was a graduate of the Sheffield Scientific School in the class 
of ' 74 . 

Kellogg was born on March 26, 1859, at Hartford, Con- 
necticut, where he lived two years. He then moved to New 
Haven, where he lived till 1869; then to Milford, Connec- 
ticut, where he remained till 1877; and finally to New 
Haven, where he stayed till 1888. He prepared for college 
at the Hopkins Grammar School, and passed the entrance 
examinations for the Yale class of '80, but did not enter 
college till the autumn of 1878 with our class. He roomed 
at home throughout the four years, and was a member of 
Delta Kappa and Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

After one term as a "special" in Shelf., he entered the Yale 
Law School, from which he was graduated in 1885 and was 
then admitted to the Connecticut bar. He was employed in 
the State attorney's office in New Haven in 1887, assisting 
at some of the criminal terms. In March, 1888, however, 
he went to New York and entered the employ of D. W. 
Granbery & Company, and later went to A. G. Spalding & 
Brother, also writing on lawn-tennis topics for the New 



York Herald and for Outing. He was on the regular Out- 
ing staff from 1892 to 1895, edited a weekly tennis paper 
during the summer, and was a contributor to Harper's 
Young People. After a year on the Bachelor of Arts he 
secured a position with the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Com- 
pany as an assistant to its chief engineer. In [903 he was 
appointed inspector in the Bureau of Highways, Brooklyn, 
which position he now holds. He is a member of the Epis- 
copal Church, and from 1903 to 1905 he was clerk and 
vestryman at St. Timothy's Church in Brooklyn. Now he 
is a member of St. Paul's Church, Brooklyn. In politics, 
once a Mugwump, then a Gold Democrat, he is now a Re- 

He married Caroline Foote Kilbourne on June 4, 1900, 
in New York City. Mrs. Kellogg's parents were Edward 
Kilbourne of Keokuk, Iowa, and Caroline Amelia Foote of 
Middle Haddam, Connecticut. One child, Helen Kilbourne 
Kellogg, who was born on March 1, 1902, in Darien, Con- 
necticut, died on August 5, 1902, in Brooklyn, New York. 

His business address is Bureau of Highways, Brooklyn, 
and his residence is 654 McDonough Street, Brooklyn, New 

John Prescott Kellogg is the son of Stephen Wright 
Kellogg and Lucia Hosmer (Andrews) Kellogg. His 
father was a graduate of Yale in 1846 and a distinguished 
member of the Connecticut bar. Stephen Wright Kellogg 
was born on April 5, 1822, in Shelburne, Massachusetts, 
but spent most of his life in Waterbury, Connecticut, where 
he died on January 27, 1904. He received the degree of 
M.A. from Yale in 1849. His parents were Jacob Pool 
Kellogg and Lucy Prescott Wright of Shelburne, and his 
ancestors came from Yorkshire, England, in 1640, and set- 
tled in Boston. Our classmate's mother was born on March 


1 1, 1829, in Buffalo, the daughter of Major Andre Andrews 
and Sarah M. Hosmer of Middletown, Connecticut, and 
was brought up in Meriden, Connecticut. Her ancestors 

John Prescott Kellogg 

were also English, having come from Somersetshire, Eng- 
land, in 1630, to settle at Dorchester, Massachusetts, and 
later, in 1636, at Windsor, Connecticut. The following 
ancestors or kinsmen have been college graduates : Stephen 
Wright Kellogg, father, Yale 1846; Charles P. Kellogg, 
brother, Yale 1890; Frank W. Kellogg, brother, United 
States Naval Academy 1879; John Kellogg, uncle, United 
States Military Academy 1849; Stephen Titus Hosmer, 
great-grandfather, Yale 1782, M.A. Yale 1790, LL.D. 
Yale 1823; Titus Hosmer, great-great-grandfather, Yale 
1757, M.A. Yale; Samuel Holden Parsons, great-great- 
grandfather, Harvard 1756, M.A. Yale 1781; Stephen 



Hosmer, great-great-great-grandfather, Yale 1732, M.A. 
Yale; Jonathan Parsons, great-great-great-grandfather, 
Yale 1729, M.A. Princeton 1762. 

Kellogg was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, on March 
31, i860. He prepared for college at the Hopkins Gram- 
mar School and the Waterbury English and Classical 
School. In college he played on the class nine, and was 
financial editor of the Courant. He was on the Delta 
Kappa campaign committee, and also belonged to Eta Phi, 
Delta Kappa Epsilon, Scroll and Key, and the University 
Club. In freshman year he roomed with Scranton in West 
Divinity, and during sophomore year in the same dormitory 
with FitzGerald. In junior and senior years FitzGerald and 
he roomed in Durfee. 

He studied at the Yale Law School and was graduated in 
1884, and began the practice of law with Kellogg, Burpee 
& Kellogg in Waterbury. From 1893 to I 9°4 trie firm was 
Kellogg & Kellogg, and since the death of his father, 
in 1904, he has practised alone. He was town attor- 
ney from 1 891 to 1895, prosecuting attorney from 1891 
to 1893, prosecuting attorney of the District Court of 
Waterbury from 1893 t0 1 896, city attorney from 1896 to 
1907, and was reelected on May 6, 1907, for a further 
term of two years. He has been assistant State's attorney 
at Waterbury since 1897, appointed by the judges of the 
Superior Court, and was reappointed on June 7, 1909, for 
a further term of two years. He is a Republican, and has 
been chairman of the Republican Town Committee ( 1 896— 
1906) and president of the Board of Councilmen (1891- 
93). He was captain and aide-de-camp, Brigade Staff, 
Connecticut National Guard, from 1890 to 1892, and cap- 
tain commanding Company A, Second Regiment, Connecti- 
cut National Guard, from 1892 to 1893. He belongs to 
the University Club of New York, the Graduates' Club of 
New Haven, the Waterbury Club, the Sons of the American 

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Revolution, the Society of Colonial Wars, the Free and 
Accepted Masons, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, 
and is trustee of the Bronson Library and St. Margaret's 
School of Waterbury. 

On June I, 1892, in Bridgeport, Connecticut, he mar- 
ried Clara Mason, daughter of Frederick A. Mason and 
Clara Davol Sanders. A brother of Mrs. Kellogg, Fred- 
erick G. Mason, is a graduate of Yale '01. The Kellogg 
children are: Fredrika Mason, born on January 23, 1894; 
Elizabeth Hosmer, born on February 23, 1899; and Rose- 
mary, born on February 16, 1902, all in Waterbury. 

His business address is Waterbury Savings Bank Build- 
ing, and his residence is 144 Buckingham Street, Waterbury, 

James Henry Kingman is the son of George Frederick 
Kingman and Betsey Whiting (Metcalf) Kingman. King- 
man is of English ancestry. His grandfather was a soldier 
in the War of 1812, and his great-grandfather was killed 
in the Revolutionary War. His father was born on Febru- 
ary 17, 1822, in Mansfield, Massachusetts. His parents 
were Henry Kingman and Nancy Carpenter. He attended 
the academy in Franklin, Massachusetts, spent his life as a 
merchant in New Bedford, and died in the latter place in 
April, 1898. The ancestors on this side of the family came 
from Weymouth, England, and settled in Weymouth, 
Massachusetts, in May, 1635. Our classmate's mother 
was born in Franklin, Massachusetts, on July 23, 1825, the 
daughter of Whiting Metcalf and Betsey Dean of Frank- 
lin. The Metcalf ancestors came from Tottenham, Norfolk 
County, England, about 1638, and settled in Dedham, 
Massachusetts. Betsey Metcalf's great-grandfather, James 


Metcalf, was a minute-man at Lexington, and fought 
through the Revolutionary War. His son, James Metcalf, 
Jr., fought for four years in the same war. The father was 

James Henry Kingman 

a lieutenant-colonel, the son a sergeant, in the same regi- 
ment, the Fourth Massachusetts Militia of Suffolk County. 
Kingman's brother was in Amherst '78. 

He himself was born on May 13, i860, in New Bedford, 
Massachusetts, where he received his education at the high 
school. In freshman year he roomed on Crown Street, in 
sophomore year in North Middle, and in junior year in Far- 
nam, all the time with Haskell. In senior year he roomed 
with Beede in Farnam. He was a member of Delta Kappa 
and the class debating society. 

"After leaving college," writes Kingman, "I studied medi- 
cine at the College of Physicians and Surgeons (Columbia), 

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receiving my degree of M.D. there in 1885. I then served 
on the house staff of Bellevue Hospital, and was house phy- 
sician there for six months. 

"After leaving the hospital I was city physician in New 
Bedford for two years. I settled in Pawtucket, Rhode 
Island, for general practice in 1889, and remained there for 
fourteen years. Was one of the board of incorporators of 
the proposed Pawtucket Hospital. Was secretary for two 
years of the Providence Medical Association. 

"Removed to Middletown, Connecticut, in 1903. Am 
now visiting surgeon to the Middlesex Hospital, and vice- 
president of the Medical Board. Last year was secretary 
of the University Club here. Have written various medical 
papers, but have done no extensive writing. Was formerly 
member of Rhode Island Society of Sons of the American 
Revolution. Am an honorary member of the Pawtucket 
Medical Association and the Medical Science Club of Paw- 
tucket, Rhode Island." 

He is also a member of the American Medical Associa- 
tion, the Connecticut Medical Society, the Central Medical 
Association of Middletown, and the University Club of 
Middletown. When he lived in Massachusetts and Rhode 
Island he was a member of the Massachusetts Medical So- 
ciety, the Rhode Island Medical Society, the Providence 
and Pawtucket Medical Associations, the Medical Science 
Club, and the Providence Athletic Club. He is a member 
of Trinity Church (Episcopal) in Middletown, and a Re- 

He married Fanny A. Terry, in New Bedford, on No- 
vember 19, 1889. She died on December 29 of the same 
year, of typhoid fever. On July 6, 1899, in Portsmouth, 
New Hampshire, he married Mary Tarleton Cheever, 
daughter of John H. Cheever, who was a lineal descendant 
of Ezekiel Cheever, a noted pedagogue in colonial times 
and instrumental in the early development of Harvard 



University. He has one child, Carolyn, born on June 13, 
1904, in Middletown, Connecticut. 

His address is 159 Broad Street, Middletown, Con- 

Alfred Beard Kittredge is the son of Russell Herbert 
Kittredge and Frances (Holmes) Kittredge. His father 
was born on October 25, 1835, at Nelson, New Hampshire, 

Alfred Beard Kittredge 

and spent most of his life as a farmer in that town and East 
Jaffrey, New Hampshire. He is still living. His parents 
were Herbert Kittredge of Nelson, New Hampshire, and 
Nancy Livermore of Alston, New Hampshire. His family 
was of English origin and came from England to settle 
in New Hampshire. Kittredge's mother was born on March 



30, 1836, at Nashua, New Hampshire, and spent her early 
life at Nashua and Nelson. She is also still living. 

Kittredge was born on March 28, 1861, at Nelson, where 
he spent his time until November, 1877, when he moved to 
East Jaffrey, New Hampshire. He prepared for college at 
the public schools, and entered with the class in 1878. He 
roomed with J. S. Havens on High Street and in Old 
Chapel until Christmas vacation sophomore year, when the 
latter left college on account of illness, and with Billings in 
junior and senior years in Durfee. 

After graduation he studied law for a year in an office in 
Keene, New Hampshire, and then entered the senior class 
of the Yale Law School in September, 1884, being gradu- 
ated in June, 1885. Soon after that he moved to Sioux 
Falls, South Dakota. Always taking an active interest in 
politics, he was for a number of years the Republican leader 
in his State and a member of the Republican National 
Committee. He was chairman of the county committee in 
1888, and State Senator for two terms beginning 1889. He 
was United States Senator from 1901 to 1909, and is an 
authority on the Panama Canal. One of Kittredge's chief 
characteristics is his taciturnity. 

"Gee!" a man who knows him well is quoted as saying, 
"I had a great conversation with Kittredge last night. I was 
with him for two hours, and he actually said seventy-five 
words." 1 

Howard Hoyt Knapp is the son of James Henry Knapp 
and Mariette (Hoyt) Knapp. His father was born on May 
9, 1832, at New York City, and spent most of his life in 
Danbury and South Norwalk, Connecticut, where he was a 

1 While the book was in press Kittredge died in Hot Springs, Arkansas, 
on May 4, 191 1, after a month's illness. 


manufacturer of hats. His parents were James Knapp of 
New York City and Martha Bailey. Knapp's mother was 
born on February 9, 1836, at Danbury, Connecticut, where 

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Howard Hoyt Knapp 

she spent her early life. She was the daughter of Starr 
Hoyt of Bethel, Connecticut, and Sally Maria Nichols of 
Danbury. She died at South Norwalk on October 1 1, 1894. 
Jonathan Knapp, a great-grandfather of our classmate, 
served as captain in the Revolutionary War. His brother, 
James Hoyt Knapp, is a graduate of Yale in the class of 


Knapp was born April 18, 1861, at South Norwalk, Con- 
necticut, where he lived before entering college. He at- 
tended Dr. Fitch's School in that town in the seventies, and 
was graduated from the Hopkins Grammar School at New 
Haven, Connecticut, in 1878. He entered Yale with the 

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class in that year, and roomed during his course with Hull 
and Badger. He was end rush on the Varsity football team, 
and a substitute on the 'varsity crew. He was a member 
of the Glee Club, and his societies were Kappa Sigma Epsi- 
lon, He Boule, Psi Upsilon, and Skull and Bones. 

After graduation he studied law at the Yale Law School. 
He was admitted to the bar in June, 1884, and in September 
went into the office of Seymour & Seymour, attorneys, 
Bridgeport, Connecticut. The firm consisted of Edward 
W. Seymour, Yale '53, and Morris W. Seymour, Yale '66. 
On January 1, 1887, he became a partner of Morris W. 
Seymour, under the name of Seymour & Knapp, but later 
the partnership was dissolved and he practised alone. From 
the time of his admission to the bar until he was married he 
lived at his old home in South Norwalk, and during the win- 
ter of 1884-85 had some thrilling experiences in connection 
with labor troubles. For several months both by day and 
night he assisted in guarding property and men, and had 
many exciting adventures, having, among other experiences, 
the sensation of a dynamite explosion which blew out the 
end of the building where he slept. He was corporation 
counsel for the city of Bridgeport in 1893-94 and was coun- 
sel to the commissioner of Fairfield County. He was trea- 
surer of the Fairfield County Library Association from 1894 
to 1900. He is on the board of directors of the Boys' Club, 
Bridgeport, member of the grievance committee of the Fair- 
field County Bar, and instructor in Connecticut practice at 
the Yale Law School. He was also a member of the execu- 
tive committee of the Connecticut Civil Service Reform 
Association. He was for three years a member of the 
Board of Apportionment and Taxation of Bridgeport, and 
in December, 1899, was unanimously elected president of 
the board. He is a member of the Yale Club of New York, 
the Graduates' Club of New Haven, the University Club 
of Bridgeport, of which he was elected president in 1905, 


and belongs to the Hockammer Golf Club of Westport, 
Connecticut. He was elected president of the class at our 
twentieth, and reelected at our twenty-fifth reunion. 

On February 9, 1888, at Hartford, Connecticut, he mar- 
ried Emily Hale Perkins, daughter of Charles E. Perkins 
and Lucy Adams Perkins. They have had two children: 
Howard Knapp, born on April 17, 1891 (died in infancy), 
and Farwell Knapp, born on November 18, 1893, both at 
Bridgeport. The latter is a member of the class of 191 1 in 
the Taft School. 

He left Bridgeport in 1907, and at present his address is 
Hartford, Connecticut. 

George WILLIAM Lay is the son of Henry Champlin Lay 
and Elizabeth Withers (Atkinson) Lay. Henry Champlin 
Lay was born on December 6, 1823, at Richmond, Virginia. 
He spent his life in Virginia, at Huntsville, Alabama, Little 
Rock, Arkansas, and Easton, Maryland. He received an 
M.A. from the University of Virginia in 1842, and was 
graduated from the Episcopal Theological Seminary of 
Alexandria, Virginia, in 1846. He also received a D.D. 
from Hobart College in 1857, a D.D. from William and 
Mary College, and an LL.D. from Cambridge, England, in 
1869. On October 23, 1859, ne was consecrated as bishop. 
He died in Baltimore, Maryland, on September 17, 1885. 
His parents were John Olmstead Lay of Richmond, Vir- 
ginia, and Anna Lucy Fitzhugh May of Powhatan Seat, 
near Richmond. The family was of English origin, and 
his ancestors came to this country from Lyme, England, 
about 1648, and settled at Lyme, Connecticut, which was 
formerly known as Laysville. Lay's mother was born on 
January 8, 1827, at Poplar Hill, Dinwiddie County, Vir- 
ginia, and spent her early life at Petersburg, Virginia, and 
in Lunenburg County. She was the daughter of Roger Ben- 

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son Atkinson of Sherwood, Lunenburg County, Virginia, and 
Mary Timberlake Withers of Poplar Hill, Dinwiddie 
County, Virginia. Her family was also of English origin. 

George William Lay 

Her ancestor, Roger Atkinson, came from Whitehaven, 
England, between 1725 and 1753, and settled at Mansfield, 
Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Beirne Lay, a brother, is a 
graduate of Yale in the class of '84. 

Lay was born on February 26, i860, at Huntsville, Ala- 
bama. He lived in that town, and Fort Smith and Little 
Rock, Arkansas, until 1869, and from 1869 to 1885 he 
was in Easton, Maryland, except while he was away at school 
and college. He studied at home and attended the local school 
until 1876, when he went to St. Paul's School in Concord, 
New Hampshire, and entered our class in junior year. He 
roomed with Pratt in North Middle junior year and in 



North senior year. He rowed on the Dunham four in the 
fall of 1880, stroked the class six in the spring and fall of 
1 88 1, and won the class half-mile run that fall. I Ie was on 
the class graduation supper committee, won the second prize 
in the Winthrop Greek and Latin examination, and was a 
commencement speaker, his subject being "Socrates." He 
was a member of Psi Upsilon and Berkeley. He avers that, 
"considering I entered two years late, I was the best-treated 
man in '82." 

After commencement he attended the General Theologi- 
cal Seminary, from which he was graduated in 1885, and re- 
ceived his B.D. in 1886. He was ordained deacon in the 
Protestant Episcopal Church on June 5, 1885, and priest on 
April 27, 1886. His work as clergyman was carried on in 
Erie, Pennsylvania, from 1885 to 1887, in Newburgh, New 
York, from 1887 to 1888; and from that year until 1907 
he was teacher in St. Paul's School at Concord, New Hamp- 
shire. From 1 90 1 to 1907 he was in charge of "The 
School," one of the three large buildings at St. Paul's. At 
one time he was advocated by some as the best man to be 
head master of the school. He was first alternate deputy 
from New Hampshire to the General Convention that met 
in Richmond, Virginia, in the fall of 1907, and served 
throughout its session. In June, 1907, he was appointed 
rector of St. Mary's School for girls at Raleigh, North 
Carolina, the diocesan school of the two Carolinas, where 
he is now living. He was correspondent of the hiving 
Church from 1883 to 1885, first in collaboration with Pres- 
cott Evarts and then alone. He was a member and secre- 
tary of the board of managers of the diocesan missions in 
the diocese of New Hampshire. In 1884 he visited Eng- 
land, Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, and Germany, and in 
1894 he traveled in England, Belgium, and France. 

On June 26, 1894, at Baltimore, Maryland, he married 
Anna Booth Balch, daughter of Rear-Admiral George 



Beall Balch, United States Navy, and Mary Ellen Booth. 
Admiral Balch is descended from Stephen Bloomer Balch 
of Georgetown, District of Columbia, and also from Nin- 
ian Beall, who fought in the battle of Dunbar, Scotland, 
and later came to this country. The family is written up in 
the "Brook Book" of Edwin Willing Balch of Philadelphia. 
Mrs. Balch's father and grandfather were chief justices of 

They have seven children, all born in Concord, New 
Hampshire, "all born Yankees!" he writes, with an ex- 
clamation-point. They are George Balch, born on May 4, 
1895; Elizabeth Atkinson, born on April 6, 1897; Ellen 
Booth, born on March 17, 1899; Anna Rogers, born on 
June 3, 1901; Lucy Fitzhugh, born on April 24, 1903; 
Henry Champlin, born on September 1, 1905; and Virginia 
Harrison, born on May 16, 1907. The first is in the class 
of 1 9 13 at St. Paul's. The next four are in St. Mary's 

His address is Raleigh, North Carolina. 

Charles Henry Lewis is the son of William B. Lewis and 
Catherine E. (Spencer) Lewis. William Beecher Lewis 
was born August 9, 18 19, at Naugatuck, Connecticut, where 
he spent most of his life as a manufacturer, and died on Feb- 
ruary 25, 1885, in New York City. The family was of 
French Huguenot origin, his ancestors having come to this 
country from France, via Sandwich, England, in 1635, and 
settled at New London, Connecticut. Lewis' mother was 
born on September 2, 18 17, at Naugatuck, Connecticut, 
where she lived until her death on November 20, 1888. 
Her family was of English origin. The following ancestors 
and near kinsmen of Lewis were Yale graduates: Thomas 
Lewis, 1798; Edwin A. Lewis, 1870; Tracy S. Lewis, 1894 
(Sheff.) ; Edwin T. Lewis, 1899. 

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Lewis was born April 8, 1857, at Naugatuck, Connecti- 
cut, and resided there before entering college, preparing at 
the Naugatuck High School, the South Berkshire Institute, 

Charles Henry Lewis 

and at Williston Seminary, entering '82 in the fall of 1878. 
He roomed with Bruce in North Middle and Durfee, and 
with Adams in Old Chapel during Bruce's absence from col- 
lege on account of illness. He was a member of the class- 
day committee and of the Yale Glee Club, also of Kappa 
Sigma Epsilon, Eta Phi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and is a 
graduate member of Wolf's Head. 

After leaving Yale Lewis entered the Bellevue Hospital 
Medical College, whence he was graduated in 1884. He 
then served on the staff of St. Vincent's Hospital for eigh- 
teen months, the last six months as house physician and sur- 
geon. The following year was spent in Europe in study and 



travel, after which he returned to New York and did special 
work in the Carnegie Laboratory, and about one year later 
began active practice in New York City. For five years 
he was assistant physician in the out-patient department of 
Roosevelt Hospital, from which he resigned to organize a 
dispensary at St. Vincent's Hospital and to take charge of 
the medical division. Subsequently he became assistant 
attending physician at St. Vincent's Hospital, and for the 
past eight years he has been attending physician, and is at 
present a member of the executive committee of the medical 
board of that hospital. In 1892 he acted as one of the or- 
ganizers of the Columbus Hospital, and is now one of its 
attending physicians and vice-president of its medical board. 
Lewis is the author of numerous medical treatises published 
in different journals, and is a member of the University Club 
of New York, the New York Athletic Club, the American 
State and County Medical Associations, and various other 
professional organizations, and in 1904-05 he was the pres- 
ident of the Hospital Graduates' Club. He also served two 
terms as chairman of the medical section of the New York 
Academy of Medicine. 
He is not married. 1 

Liang Tun Yen entered with the class in the autumn of 
1878, was recalled by the Chinese government in the middle 
of junior year, but became so distinguished a diplomat in 
after life that his degree was voted him in 1907. At Yale 
he pitched on the freshman baseball team, and was a mem- 
ber of Kappa Sigma Epsilon. 

After his return to China he was sent to the Government 
School of Telegraphy at Tientsin. For a number of years 
he was private secretary of his Excellency Chang Chi-tung, 

1 While the book was in press Lewis died suddenly of apoplexy on March 
31, 1911. 



Viceroy of Hukwang, at Wuchang. In 1903 he entered 
the customs service at Hankow, and two years later was 
transferred to Tientsin in the same service. He was then 

Liang Tun Yen 

deputed as the chief commissioner to inquire into the cause 
of the Niu-chuang massacre, which was causing trouble with 
France, and he managed to avert the danger of a serious 
breach and bring the affair to a peaceful conclusion. His 
creditable handling of that case brought him the promotion 
to the directorship of the Tientsin-Chinkiang Railway, with 
the power to raise funds for the construction of the proposed 
line. Before he was fairly launched on this work he was 
nominated to be Minister to the United States, but declined 
the appointment, and was made controller-general of the 
Imperial Maritime Customs, with a view to reinstating the 
control of the Chinese customs in the hands of the natives. 



In conjunction with that office he accepted the position of 
junior vice-president of the Board of Foreign Affairs at 
Peking, which he held until he was recently elected president 
of the board. His diplomatic career has been most brilliant, 
and he is now one of the foremost figures in China. In 1908 
he was sent to Amoy as one of the commission to welcome 
the visiting American fleet. He is said by an admiring 
friend to be the biggest man in China, and in charge of all 
her foreign relations, occupying a position corresponding to 
that of Secretary of State in the United States. 

His address is Board of Foreign Affairs, Peking, China. 

Charles Jonas Long is the son of Jonas Long, who came 
to this country about the year 1846, and, after living some 
years in Philadelphia, finally settled in Wilkes-Barre in 
i860, and died there in 1884. The family is of German 

Long was born in Philadelphia on May 3, 1859, but was 
taken to Wilkes-Barre soon after, and went to the Wilkes- 
Barre public schools, the Wyoming Seminary, Kingston, 
Pennsylvania, and the Central High School of Philadelphia. 
Afterward, under Professor George Stuart, he was tutored 
for college, entering Yale in 1878. 

It was Long's idea to take up a professional career, but 
the death of his father soon after graduation drew him, 
along with his brothers, into the care of his father's busi- 
ness. He is now actively engaged in the management of 
Jonas Long's Sons' chain of department stores, and is a 
director of the Luzerne County Trust Company. Long has 
taken a deep interest in the public affairs of Wilkes-Barre. 
He is a member of the Wyoming Historical Society and a 
trustee of the Wilkes-Barre Board of Trade. He was 
chosen by the latter to represent it at the Commonwealth 



Congress and Export Exposition at Philadelphia, and was 
one of the deputation which welcomed President Roosevelt 
when he visited Wilkes-Barre in 1905. He has been a life- 

Charles Jonas Long 

long Republican, and was at one time treasurer of the Re- 
publican Eeague of Northeastern Pennsylvania. He has de- 
clined political preferment, although he has represented his 
State at national gatherings. He was three times selected as 
a representative to the National Prison Congress of the 
United States, twice appointed by Governor Stone, and again 
by Governor Pennypacker. At the Kansas City Congress 
he delivered an interesting address on "Prison Reform." 

He is unmarried. 

His business address is care of Jonas Long's Sons, and 
his residence is North River Street, Wilkes-Barre, Penn- 



Seymour Crane Loomis is the son of George Wells Loomis 
and Mary Ellen (Norton) Loomis. He is English on 
both sides of the family. The paternal ancestors were de- 


Seymour Crane Loomis 

scended from Joseph Loomis, who came from Braintree, 
England, in 1638, and after a year in Boston settled in 
Windsor, Connecticut. Our classmate's grandparents in 
this line were John Wells Loomis of Suffield, Connecticut, 
and Eliza Whitney of Huntington, Massachusetts. His 
father was born on June 24, 1832, in Southwick, Massachu- 
setts, and lived most of his life in Suffield, attending Mr. 
Bird's School in Hartford in his youth. He was a merchant 
and manufacturer, and died on February 10, 1903. Loom- 
is' mother was born on June 6, 1836, in Suffield, the daugh- 
ter of Daniel W. Norton and Mindwell Pease. Her family 



came from Bedfordshire, England, in 1633, and settled at 
Ipswich, Massachusetts. 

Loomis was horn on November 12, 1861, in Suffield. At 
the age of twelve he entered the Connecticut Literary Insti- 
tution, from which he was graduated as valedictorian in 
1878. During his college course he roomed at home with his 
parents. He was a member of Delta Kappa. 

The theory and practice of law had been a hobby with him 
in college to the extent of actually impelling his going to the 
law courts in his spare moments and following the cases. 
Consequently it was no surprise to his friends when, after 
being graduated from Yale, he entered the Law School and 
was graduated in 1884 an LL.B. cum laude. Meantime, 
from 1883 he worked in the office of a New Haven lawyer, 
John \Y. Ailing, Yale '62. For three years after graduation 
he w r as with Mr. Ailing, and from 1887 to 1893 practised 
with Judge William B. Stoddard. In the fall of 1893 he 
opened an office of his own, and this he still maintains. He 
has been engaged in general civil practice, largely in cases 
involving insurance and employers' and common carriers' 
liability, and the law of trusts and estates. Always inter- 
ested in politics, he was elected assistant city clerk of New 
Haven in 1885 and 1886; and in the latter part of 1886, 
during the illness and after the death of his superior, he was 
acting city clerk. In 1903 he was appointed executive secre- 
tary to Governor Morris and held that office for two years. 
As such he did for the State Executive Department the work 
now done by the attorney-general, an office since created by 
the Legislature. 

Loomis was the compiler and editor of the New Haven 
City Year-Books in 1885 and 1886, and has published many 
legal papers and addresses. He is a member of the United 
Church (Congregational), a Democrat, and a member of 
the Graduates' Club, the New Haven Country Club, the 
Yale Club of New York, the General Staff Association of 



Connecticut, the Democratic Club, the Connecticut Bar As- 
sociation, the American Bar Association, the local advisory 
committee of the American Health League, the Association 
for the Advancement of Science, Hiram Lodge No. i, Free 
and Accepted Masons, and the New Haven Chamber of 
Commerce. He is also president of the New Haven branch 
of the Sons of the American Revolution, president of the 
Congregational Club, president of a committee of citizens 
for the aid of New Haven charities, a director of the Organ- 
ized Charities, and secretary of the Citizens' Trust Com- 
pany. He visited Europe in 1887, the West Indies in 1906, 
and has traveled extensively in this country and Canada. 

On April 22, 1892, in New Haven, he married Catharine 
Canfield Northrop, daughter of Samuel Canfield Northrop 
and Caroline Tomlinson Bassett. Mrs. Loomis is descended 
from John Taylor, who came from England in the Rev. 
Ephraim Huit's company in 1639, and settled in Windsor, 
Connecticut. Among her ancestors were Dr. Amos Bassett, 
Yale 1784, a tutor and fellow of Yale; Dr. Nathaniel W. 
Taylor, Yale 1807, professor of theology in the Divinity 
School; and Dr. Martin Bull Bassett, Yale 1823, a Derby 

His business address is 69 Church Street, and his resi- 
dence 294 Lawrence Street, New Haven, Connecticut. 

Martin Lovering is the son of Jonas Lovering and Re- 
becca H. (Lovejoy) Lovering. Jonas Lovering was born 
on October 1, 1807, at Sudbury, but spent most of his life 
at Harvard, Massachusetts, where he was a wheelwright and 
farmer, and where he died on April 30, 1893. His family 
was of English origin and came over and settled at West- 
minster. Lovering' s mother was born on October 24, 18 14, 
at Andover, being the daughter of James B. Lovejoy and 

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Hannah Bailey, and died on January 26, 1S96. Her family 
also was of English origin. 

Lovering was born on August 15, 1853, at Harvard, 

Martin Lovering 

Massachusetts, and spent his early life at Harvard and 
Andover. He was educated at the public schools of those 
towns, entering Appleton Academy at New Ipswich, New 
Hampshire, in December, 1875, and being graduated from 
that institution in 1877. Thereafter he entered Phillips 
Academy, Andover, and from there went to Yale, entering 
the class of '82 in the fall of 1878. During freshman and 
sophomore years he roomed with Kinley in North College 
and in the Treasury Building, in junior year with E. E. 
Smith in North Middle, and in senior year at 273 Whaley 

After leaving college Lovering became a teacher, and car- 



ried on his work uninterruptedly until June, 1904. About 
that time his health failed to some extent, and since then he 
has, as he expresses it, been rusticating on a farm. He 
writes as follows : 

"I come of a long-lived ancestry. Both grandmothers 
lived to be over ninety years old. My maternal grand- 
mother lived to be over ninety-nine years of age. I hope I 
may live as long and as worthily." 

Lovering is independent in politics, has been president of 
the Board of Education, is a member of the School Commit- 
tee of Carlisle, and, though a member of the Congrega- 
tional Church, has held the office of vestryman, church clerk, 
and church treasurer in an Episcopal church. 

He married on August 5, 1885, at New Rochelle, New 
York, Eva A. Archer, the daughter of Andrew Dean Archer 
and Charlotte St. John. They have three children, two boys 
and a girl, the oldest of whom, a boy, is now preparing for 
college in the Lowell High School. 

His address is Nashoba, Massachusetts. 

Fred Messenger Lowe is the son of Joseph G. and Sarah 
Elizabeth (Gerry) Lowe. Lowe's father was a building 
contractor of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. He was born in 
that city on June 11, 1824, and lost his life in Lawrence, 
Kansas, on the morning of Quantrell's Raid, August 21, 
1863, in attempting to save the life of a friend. Joseph 
Lowe's parents were Daniel Lowe and Betsey Phelps. His 
wife, our classmate's mother, was born on November 29, 
1829, in Sterling, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of 
Joseph Gerry of Fitchburg and Eliza Holmes of Sterling. 
The Gerrys were Scotch. Mrs. Lowe died on April 25, 
1887, in Arlington, Massachusetts. 

Lowe himself was born on March 22, 1859, in Lawrence, 

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Kansas. He lived In Boston till 1874, and then in Fitchburg 
for two years. One year he spent at Westford Academy, 
and then went to the Fitchburg public schools till he entered 

Fred Messenger Lowe 

Phillips Exeter in 1877. He was there one year, and left 
the middle class to enter Yale. In freshman year he be- 
longed to Delta Kappa, and roomed with Marty, '79. In 
sophomore year Bronson and he were roommates, and in 
the last two years he roomed with Murphy. At the fall 
athletic meet in junior year he won the high kick with a 
record of 8 feet 4 inches. 

He was graduated from the Harvard Medical School in 
1885, and entered upon his professional career in the West 
End of Boston. The chief examinership of a big insurance 
company came his way, and "proved a life-saver for five 
years." Having lived two years in the West End, he moved 

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to Beacon Hill, and from there to Boylston Street and Cop- 
ley Square. He spent considerable time in the Massachu- 
setts General Hospital and three years in one of the Boston 
hospitals devoted to surgical cases only. In 1897 he built 
his present home in Newton and has since lived there, giving 
his entire time to the practice of medicine and service on the 
staff of the Newton Hospital. He says that he has kept out 
of politics mostly, but that in 1901 and 1902, when he was 
nominated by both Republicans and Democrats, he simply 
had to serve on the Board of Aldermen of Newton for two 
terms. He was appointed city physician in 1909, which 
position he still retains. He is a member of the Massachu- 
setts Medical Association and secretary of the Newton 
Medical Club, a Republican in politics, and a member of the 
Unitarian Church. England, Germany, Holland, Switzer- 
land, France, and Belgium were visited by him in 1902, and 
he again visited England and Ireland the succeeding year. 

On December 14, 1887, in Arlington, Massachusetts, he 
married Amelia Frances Robbins, daughter of Alvin Rob- 
bins and Emma Frances De Blois. Mrs. Lowe's paternal 
ancestors took part in the battle of Lexington, one of them 
being Captain John Parker, who had charge of the minute- 
men. Another was Theodore Parker, the great American 
preacher, born in Lexington and buried in Florence, Italy. 
Lowe has one child: Gwendolen Robbins, born on July 1, 
1890, in Arlington. She prepared for college in the class of 
1908 at Newton High School, and is now a member of the 
sophomore class at Smith. 

His address is 1354 Washington Street, Newton, Massa- 

Chester Wolcott Lyman is the son of Chester Smith 
Lyman and Delia Williams (Wood) Lyman. The father 
of our classmate was born on January 13, 18 14, in Man- 


Chester, Connecticut; was graduated from Yale in 1837; be- 
came successively teacher, minister, surveyor, and professor, 
the last-named in the Sheffield Scientific School for thirty- 

Chester Wolcott Lyman 

one years; was for twenty years president of the American 
Academy of Arts and Sciences; and died on January 30, 
1890, in New Haven. His parents were Chester Lyman of 
Manchester and Mary Smith of East Hartford. The orig- 
inal Lyman American ancestor came to this country from 
Essex, England, in August, 1631, and settled at Charles- 
town, Massachusetts, later becoming one of the first settlers 
of Hartford, Connecticut. Lyman's mother was born on 
September 13, 18 19, in Stamford, Connecticut. She was 
the daughter of Joseph Wood of Stamford and later of 
New Haven, and Frances Ellsworth of Windsor, Connecti- 
cut, and she died on October 3, 1883, at Lake Mohonk, 


Ulster County, New York. Her ancestors came from York- 
shire, England, in 1630, and settled in Stamford. Among 
Lyman's Yale kinsmen are the following: grandfather, Hon. 
Joseph Wood, 1801; father, Chester S. Lyman, 1837; 
uncle, Rev. George I. Wood, 1833; brother, Oliver Ells- 
worth Lyman, 1876, Law School 1878 ; cousin, Henry Ells- 
worth Wood, 1876 Sheff. ; Governor William Wolcott 
Ellsworth, 1810, LL.D. 1838; Henry Leavitt Ellsworth, 
1 8 10, United States Court of Patents, giver of $90,000 
Ellsworth fund to Yale for students intending to enter the 
ministry; Oliver Ellsworth, Jr., 1799; Major Martin Ells- 
worth, 1 801; Oliver Ellsworth, third chief justice of the 
United States, class of 1766 (did not graduate), LL.D. 
1790. Other ancestors, not Yale men, were: Thomas 
Welles, governor of Connecticut, 1655-58; Richard Treat, 
corporator of Connecticut, 1683-87; Henry Wolcott, foun- 
der of Windsor, Connecticut, 1 578—1 655. 

Lyman was born on May 25, 1861, in New Haven, Con- 
necticut, and attended boarding-school for one year in Hart- 
ford, and the Hopkins Grammar School from 1873 to 1878. 
He was on the Varsity football teams of 1878 and 1879, an d 
belonged to Delta Kappa, He Boule, Delta Kappa Epsilon, 
and Skull and Bones; in addition to which he was chairman 
of the Delta Kappa campaign committee, a member of the 
junior promenade committee, chairman of the undergradu- 
ate Yale Field committee, and on the Delta Kappa Epsilon 
campaign committee. In freshman and sophomore years he 
roomed at home, and in junior and senior years in Farnam 
with Clement. 

From August to October, 1882, Lyman was on the United 
States Coast Survey at Machiasport, Maine. In November 
he went to Europe as a private tutor, and returned in Au- 
gust, 1883. From September to June of the following year 
he studied at Yale under the Clark scholarship, taking spe- 
cial courses at Sheff. in connection with naval architecture. 



Part of 1885 he spent at Asheville, North Carolina. In 
the fall of that year he entered the employ of W. IT. Par- 
sons & Company of New York City, paper-manufacturers 
and merchants. Toward the end of 1888 he went to Chi- 
cago as their Western representative, and in the spring of 
1889 went to their mill at West Newton, Pennsylvania. 
Leaving the employ of W. H. Parsons & Company in 1890, 
Lyman went to Herkimer, New York, and later became a 
director and manager of the Herkimer Paper Company. 
This was absorbed by the International Paper Company in 
1898, and Lyman became assistant to the president in the 
larger concern. He now holds that office, and is manager 
of a department and an officer and director in several sub- 
sidiary companies. He was secretary and treasurer of the 
American Paper and Pulp Association from 1898 to 1900, 
and is now secretary of the Forestry, Water Storage, and 
Manufacturing Association. He has contributed to the 
trade and technical literature of his profession, and his pa- 
per on "What Ought the Tariff Rates to be on Paper and 
Pulp?" reprinted from the Annals of the American Academy 
of Political and Social Science (1908), was distributed in 
pamphlet form by the American Paper and Pulp Associa- 
tion. He has also written the article on "Paper" for the 
Encyclopedia Americana (1904) ; a "History of the Ameri- 
can Paper and Pulp Association"; an article entitled "The 
Paper Industry and Forests" for the Forester; and many 
newspaper articles relating to the paper industry. He re- 
ceived an M.A. from Yale in 1895 for special studies in 
electricity. He is a member of the American Forestry Asso- 
ciation, the Canadian Forestry Association, the American 
Institute of Electrical Engineers, the American Association 
for the Advancement of Science, the Sons of the American 
Revolution, the Yale Club of New York, the University 
Club of New York, the City Midday Club, and the Ardsley 
Club at Ardsley-on-Hudson. Lyman originated and car- 



ried out the idea of the graduates' commencement dinner, 
which occurs Tuesday evening of commencement week and 
provides a rendezvous for members of classes which are not 
holding reunions. It has now, apparently, become a per- 
manent feature of the commencement program. In March, 
19 10, he gave a fund to Sheffield Scientific School to found a 
lectureship in memory of his father, on Water Storage Con- 

Lyman is unmarried. 

His business address is 30 Broad Street, and his residence 
is 66 West Forty-sixth Street, New York City. 

Wilber McBride is the son of George Eager McBride and 
Phoebe (Wilber) McBride. George Eager McBride was 
born in Hamptonburgh, Orange County, New York, on 
February 2, 1822, attended the Montgomery State Acad- 
emy, near by, and spent his life in Hamptonburgh as a 
farmer, dying on February 2, 1865, his birthday, at the early 
age of forty-three. His parents were John McBride of 
Hamptonburgh and Sarah Eager of Montgomery. The 
family was of Scotch-Irish origin, and came from Ireland 
in 1728 to be the second settlers in Ulster County. Mc- 
Bride's mother was born on November 12, 1825, in Mont- 
gomery, the daughter of John Church Wilber of Mont- 
gomery and Parmelia Germond of Verbank, Dutchess 
County, New York. She was of French Huguenot origin, 
her ancestors having come from Holland in 1725 to settle 
in Dutchess County. The Wilbers came from Peterbor- 
ough, England, with a colony of English Quakers in 1640, 
joining the Plymouth Colony, but on account of religious 
differences followed Roger Williams to Rhode Island, and 
finally settled in Dutchess County, in a Quaker colony, on a 
tract of land known as the Nine Partners Tract. The orig- 
inal farm is still owned by a direct descendant, as is a part 


of the land under grant of George I to McBride's great- 
great-grandfather, upon which he settled in 1728. I lis 
mother was graduated at Packer Institute, Brooklyn. 



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Wilber McBride 

McBride himself was born on June 6, i860, at Hampton- 
burgh, New York. He attended the district school, but 
from 1873 to 1875 he was at Monticello Academy, Monti- 
cello, Sullivan County, New York. From 1875 to 1878 he 
was prepared for Yale at Williston Seminary. He roomed 
with Piatt, and was a baseball player, belonging to the fresh- 
man and the consolidated nines, and to the 'varsity in his 
senior year. He was on the Delta Kappa campaign com- 
mittee and the junior promenade committee. He also be- 
longed to Delta Kappa, He Boule, Psi Upsilon, and Skull 
and Bones. 

The summer of 1882 he spent with Worcester in an en- 

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gineer corps in Pennsylvania. He returned with him in the 
fall, and entered Sheffield Scientific School, remaining there 
until April, 1883. From that time until 1888 he was inter- 
ested in cattle-ranching in Montana at Miles City. From 
1888 to 1889 he was with the International Oil Company 
as engineer at Sarnia, Ontario, and other places. In 1890 
he came to New York and entered the law firm of Tracy, 
Boardman & Piatt (1890-92). He was afterward with 
Anderson, Howland & Murray (1892-94). In 1895 ne 
formed a law partnership with Ely, which continued until 
1898, after which time he practised alone. 

Mrs. Anna Truax Thurber, whom he married on No- 
vember 25, 1896, in New York City, was Miss Anna Maria 
Truax before her first marriage. She was the daughter of 
Henry Truax and Sarah Anna Shaffer. 

His address is Campbell Hall, New York. 

Harry Chapman McKnight is the son of Henry Mc- 
Knight and Olivia Phebe (Chapman) McKnight. Mc- 
Knight came of Scotch ancestry on his father's side and 
English on his mother's. His father, a farmer of Ellington, 
Connecticut, was born there on October 20, 1823, was edu- 
cated at the Ellington High School, and died there, at the 
age of seventy-three, on December 5, 1896. The grand- 
parents were Horace McKnight and Asenath Kimball, both 
of Ellington. The ancestors of this side of the family came 
from Scotland in the early days of New England and set- 
tled in Hartford, Connecticut. McKnight's mother was born 
on October 26, 1831, at Ludlow, Massachusetts, and spent 
her early life at Ellington. Her parents were Austin Chap- 
man of Ellington and Phebe Niles of Willington, Connecti- 
cut. She died at the parsonage in Coventry, October 14, 


Mc Knight was born in Enfield, Connecticut, on March 
13, 1859, but soon accompanied his parents back to the 
family home at Ellington, and spent all his early life there. 

Harry Chapman McKnight 

The Rockville (Connecticut) High School graduated him 
in 1878, and he was ready to enter Yale. He roomed 
with Rossiter two years in North Middle and Old Chapel, 
and was a member of Gamma Nu. 

He has been in the ministry ever since his graduation 
from the Yale Theological Seminary in 1885, the ordination 
taking place on October 7, 1885. His first charge was the 
First Congregational Church of Falmouth, Maine, in which 
he was installed on the day of his ordination. He resigned 
on September 13, 1888, to become pastor of the Congre- 
gational Church at North Guilford, Connecticut. After this 
he was pastor at Sherman, Connecticut; for several years 

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he was located at East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and 
his present field is at Coventry, Connecticut. McKnight has 
published several papers and historical sermons, and has 
been called upon frequently to occupy such offices as mode- 
rator, scribe, and registrar in religious bodies. He is a 
Republican, but has never held public office except to serve 
on school boards at various times. He is president of the 
board of trustees of the Hale Donation Fund. 

On May 19, 1886, at New Haven, he married Jennie 
Louise Weed, a daughter of Josiah Austin Weed and Jen- 
ette Treat, who traced their ancestry to Thomas Fairchild, 
who came from England and settled in Stratford, Connecti- 
cut, in 1638-39; and to Jonas Weed, who came to Wethers- 
field, Connecticut, in 1635, and later was one of the first 
settlers of Stamford, Connecticut. A sister of Abraham 
Pierson was one of Mrs. McKnight's grandmothers seven 
generations back. 

McKnight has had three children, of whom only one 
is living: Wallace, born on May 2, 1890, at Guilford, 
Connecticut; Ray Weed, born on May 11, 1892, at Guil- 
ford, died on August 20, 1892; and Theodore Weed, born 
on May 30, 1896, at Sherman, Connecticut, died on August 
6, 1896. 

His address is Rural Free Delivery 2, Rockville, Con- 
necticut, and his residence is Coventry, Connecticut. 

Daniel Walton McMillan is the son of John McMillan 
and Elizabeth (Walton) McMillan. McMillan is of Scot- 
tish ancestry on his father's side and English on his mother's. 
The paternal forebears came to this country in 1700 and set- 
tled in Chester, South Carolina. Daniel McMillan, still of 
Chester, married Jeanette Chestnut, and they were our 
classmate's grandparents. Their son John was born on 

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December 30, 1826, in Chester, and lived most of his life 
in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, having been graduated 
from Miami University in 1850 and the University of Edin- 

Daniel Walton McMillan 

burgh, Scotland, in 1851. Fie was a minister and bore the 
honorary degree of D.D. He died at Nantucket, Massa- 
chusetts, on August 28, 1882. McMillan's mother was born 
in Woodstock, Virginia, on February 24, 1832, but spent 
part of her early life in Laporte, Indiana. She is still living. 
Her parents were John Walton and Lydia Allen of Wood- 
stock, Virginia, whither her ancestors came from England 
in 1710. 

McMillan was born in Allegheny City, Pennsylvania, on 
October 9, 1858, and lived there till 1870, when he moved 
to Mount Pleasant, in the same State. Several years were 
spent in Mount Pleasant Academy, one at Canonsburg Acad- 



emy (old Jefferson College), and two at Andover. He en- 
tered our class in 1880, "having been suspended from '81 
for one year on account of deviltry and Tutor Zacher." He 
roomed with Collins while in '81 and with Wells in '82. 
The Yale News counted him on its editorial staff, and he 
was a member of the '81 junior promenade committee and 
the '82 senior promenade committee; also of Delta Kappa, 
He Boule, and Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

After graduation he was for several years connected with 
the Dixon Fire Clay Company, St. Louis, Missouri. In 
1888 he was admitted to the firm and made secretary 
and treasurer. Later he was manager of the Cincinnati 
branch of the Hammond Typewriter Company. After 
being at the Michigan University Medical School in 1894 
and 1895, ne g a ve up study on account of ill health, and 
has been in farming and the poultry business since that 
time. He is a Presbyterian and a Republican. He is presi- 
dent of the Board of Education in Whiting, New Jersey, 
and junior warden of the McKinley Lodge of Free and Ac- 
cepted Masons, and is also actively interested in the re- 
formatory work of the Jerry McAuley Mission. 

On September 16, 1899, in Brooklyn, he married Alice 
Robinson, daughter of Thomas G. Robinson and Mary 
Esther Lovejoy. Mrs. McMillan came of English and 
Dutch ancestry. Whittier and Morse were among her kins- 
men, and she is also related to Queen Wilhelmina of Hol- 
land, through her mother. She was graduated from Smith 
College in 1888. There are no children. 

His address is Whiting, New Jersey. 

Herbert Lyman Moodey is the son of Moses K. Moodey 
and Hannah M. (Chapin) Moodey. Moses K. Moodey was 
born on September 2, 1820, at Painesville, Ohio, but spent 



most of his life in New York City, and died in Brooklyn, 
New York, in May, 1883. His family was of Scotch-Irish 
origin, having come to this country from the north of Ire- 

Herbert Lyman Moodey 

land and settled in western Pennsylvania. Mrs. Moodey 
was born on September 7, 1831, at Albany, New York, 
where she spent her early life. After her marriage she 
lived in Brooklyn, New York, but upon the death of her 
husband removed to Northampton, Massachusetts, where 
she died. Her family was of English origin, her ancestors 
having come from Yorkshire in 1650, and founded the city 
of Springfield, Massachusetts. Many of Moodey's kinsmen 
were college graduates. 

Our classmate was born at Brooklyn, New York, on 
March 30, i860, prepared for college in the Polytechnic 
Institute and Adelphi Academy, and entered the class in 


freshman year. He roomed alone during that year, and 
subsequently with M. S. Bate during sophomore year in 
South Middle, and in junior and senior years in Durfee. 
He was a member during freshman year of Delta Kappa, 
and during junior year of Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

After leaving college he traveled through Missouri and 
South Dakota on a tour of investigation, and finally located 
at Minneapolis, Minnesota. There he organized the firm of 
Moodey Brothers, wholesale fruit and fancy grocers. Real 
estate and banking likewise engaged his attention. Leaving 
Minneapolis, he went to Oregon, and then removed to 
Painesville, Ohio, where the firm of Moodey & Company 
were the proprietors of the City Mills, manufacturing flour. 
At the same time he was head of the firm of H. L. Moodey 
& Company, druggists and grocers. Thereafter he went to 
Cleveland, Ohio, and established a wholesale crockery busi- 
ness. In 1892 he returned to New York, and is now en- 
gaged in manufacturing, being a director and manager of 
the Simmons Pipe Bending Works at Newark, New Jersey. 
He is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and a Republi- 
can in politics, and is also a member of the Yale Club of 
New York City. During the summer of 1896 he traveled 
extensively in England and on the Continent. 

He married on July 12, 1883, Helen Antoinette Paine, 
daughter of George E. Paine and Helen A. Tracey. The 
Paine family is of English origin, having migrated from 
Hartford, Connecticut, to the "Western Reserve" (later 
Ohio), and there founded the city of Painesville. Mrs. 
Moodey's father is a graduate of Western Reserve College, 
and she also has numerous relatives who are graduates of 
Yale. Moodey has five daughters. The fifth, Hannah 
Chatham Moodey, the child and consolation of his old age, 
has recently been born as an answer to his prayers that he 
might have a son who would hand down his name at Yale. 

His business address is 44 Mechanic Street, Newark, 


New Jersey, and his residence is 603 Watchung Avenue, 
Plainfield, New Jersey. 

Charles Newton Morris is the son of Myron Newton 
Morris and Emmeline (Whitman) Morris. I lis father 
was born on November 19, 18 10, at Warren, Connecticut, 

Charles Newton Morris 

and died in West Hartford on July 10, 1885. He was a 
Vale graduate in the class of 1837 and a clergyman of the 
Congregational Church at West Hartford. Yale gave him 
the degree of M.A. His parents were Newton John Mor- 
ris and Eunice Newton of Warren, and his ancestors came 
from the west of England in 1630 or thereabouts and 
settled at Milford, Connecticut, as part of the New Haven 
Colony. Morris's mother was born on September 12, 

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1826, at West Hartford, the daughter of Samuel Whit- 
man of West Hartford and Elizabeth Howard of Coventry, 
Connecticut. Her ancestors came from Hertfordshire, 
England, in 1626, and settled at Weymouth, Massachu- 
setts. Morris sends the following additional genealogical 

"My father was a member of the Yale Corporation for 
about twenty years before his death in 1885. He was a 
descendant in a double line from the Rev. Thomas Hooker, 
founder of the Connecticut Colony at Hartford in 1637. 

"Of my mother's ancestors, Zechariah Whitman was 
graduated from Harvard in the class of 1668, and Samuel 
Whitman in the class of 1696. The latter was the third 
minister at Farmington, Connecticut, and a fellow of Yale 
College from 1724 to 1746. Another ancestor, the Rev. 
Solomon Stoddard of Northampton, Massachusetts, was 
first librarian of Harvard College, 1667-74, and a Harvard 
graduate in the class of 1662." 

Morris was born in West Hartford on August 19, i860, 
and lived his early years in that town, attending the public 
schools till the spring of 1874, when he entered the Hart- 
ford High School. There he was graduated in 1878. En- 
tering Yale with the class in freshman year, he roomed with 
Welch in North for a year, then as a sophomore with 
Parsons in South Middle, and junior and senior years with 
Scudder in Farnam. He rowed stroke in the Dunham 
crew when it won the four-oared race on Saltonstall in 
October, 1881, and he won the mile run in the spring of 
1882. He was on the ivy committee at graduation, and 
belonged to Psi Upsilon. 

After graduation Morris was a clerk in the pay depart- 
ment of the United States army till 1884, when he went to 
Johns Hopkins University and put in a year of graduate 
work in political science and history. In the spring of 
1885 he taught in the Washington High School, and in the 


spring of i 886 in the Montclair (New Jersey) High School. 
Again he was at Yale in 1886-87, and received the degree 
of M.A. at commencement for a thesis on "Internal Im- 
provements In Ohio, 1825-50," which was read before the 
American Historical Association's meeting in Washington 
in 1888, and published in the association's records for that 
year. Trinity College, Toronto, Canada, duplicated the 
M.A. in 1893. From 1887 to 1889 Morris was at the 
Berkeley Divinity School, at Middletown, Connecticut, be- 
coming a deacon in 1889 and a priest of the Episcopal 
Church in 1890. The summer of 1889 he spent traveling 
in England and Scotland. He is an independent in politics. 
Of his pastorate since entering the ministry he writes: 

"My life in the Church for eighteen years has been a 
roving one. I have served as curate, rector, and missionary 
in many parishes, in various parts of the country, in city, vil- 
lage, and town, and among all classes of people. 

"Like every rover, I have had the benefits of that sort 
of life, and have also had to pay the penalties. The penal- 
ties are obvious and sometimes poignant. But I have kept 
out of the ruts and escaped bondage. I enjoy life and I 
enjoy my work. Life appears to me as fresh and full of 
interest as it did twenty-five years ago." 

On October 24, 1904, at Amesbury, Massachusetts, he 
married Mary Josephine Burlingame, daughter of Charles 
Austin Burlingame and Katharine Maon. Mrs. Morris 
belongs to the Vermont branch of the Burlingame family. 

His address is 15 Dale Street, Newtonville, Massachu- 

* Walter Murphy, son of James Murphy, was born in 
West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 26, 1861. He 
entered Yale from the sophomore class of Princeton College 
in December, 1879, and in junior and senior years roomed 



with Lowe in Farnam. He won a second prize in sopho- 
more composition, was a speaker at the Junior Exhibition, 
won a Townsend prize, and was one of the commencement 

Walter Murphy 

speakers. He was a member of Psi Upsilon, and a graduate 
member of Wolf's Head. 

He was graduated from the Law School of the University 
of Pennsylvania in June, 1884. He published in that year 
an essay entitled "Remainders to Children as a Class," for 
which he was awarded the Sharswood prize at the Univer- 
sity Law School. He practised law in Philadelphia for four 
years, and in the meantime published also "A Digest of the 
Partnership Law of Pennsylvania" and "A Digest of the 
Corporation Law of Pennsylvania." In the fall of 1888 he 
removed to Salt Lake City, Utah, w T here he was for many 
years the associate and later the partner of the Hon. J. G. 



Sutherland, the well-known author of legal text-books. He 
died there on February 5, 1897, of an attack of typhoid 
pneumonia, after a week's illness. For two terms he was 
county attorney of Salt Lake City and was one of the found- 
ers of the University Club, being at the time of his death its 

On September 20, 1889, at Philadelphia, he married 
Emma Benson Purves, and they had three children: Harold 
Purves, born on July 9, 1890; Helen Benson, born on April 
9, 1 893 ; and Emma Maxwell, born on January 12, 189;. 

ARTHUR Sherwood Osborne is the son of Arthur Dimon 
Osborne and Frances Louisa (Blake) Osborne. The Os- 
bornes came from London in 1634 and settled five years 
later in Xew Haven. Our classmate's paternal grand- 
parents were Thomas Burr Osborne and Elizabeth Hunt- 
ington Dimon of Fairfield, Connecticut. Arthur Dimon 
Osborne was born in Fairfield on April 17, 1828, was grad- 
uated from Yale in the class of 1848, practised law, and 
was a banker in Xew Haven for many years. His wife was 
the daughter of Eli \Yhitney Blake and Eliza Maria 
O'Brien of Xew Haven. She was born in that city on Jan- 
uary 15, 183;, and was descended from English ancestors 
who came from Essex, England, in 1630, and settled in 
Dorchester, Massachusetts. Her great-great-great-grand- 
father, the Rev. James Pierpont, M.A., was a founder of 
Yale Lmiversity and afterward a fellow. Osborne gives 
the following list of ancestors and relatives who have been 
Yale graduates: paternal great-great-great-grandfather, 
Ebenezer Dimon, 1728; paternal great-grandfather, 
Ebenezer Dimon, 1783: grandfather, Thomas Burr Os- 
borne, LL.D. 1 8 17; grandfather, Eli Whitney Blake, 
LL.D. 18 16; father, Arthur Dimon Osborne, 1848; uncle, 



Charles Thompson Blake, 1847; uncle, Henry Taylor 
Blake, 1848; uncle, Eli Whitney Blake, 1857; uncle, Ed- 
ward Foster Blake, 1858; uncle, James Pierpont Blake, 

• .-.■ ■ - 

Arthur Sherwood Osborne 

1862; brother, Thomas Burr Osborne, 1881, Ph.D. 
1885; nephew, Arthur Dimon Osborne 2d, 1908. 

Osborne was born on January 11, 1861, in New Haven, 
and was prepared at Miss Churchill's Private School, 
French's Private School, and the Hopkins Grammar School 
(1872-78). He lived at home until senior year, when he 
roomed with Foster in Durfee. Osborne contributed to 
the Record, and belonged to Delta Kappa, Eta Phi, Psi 
Upsilon, and Skull and Bones, as well as the University 
Club in his junior year, and was on the Psi Upsilon cam- 
paign committee. 

He entered the Yale Law School in the fall of 1882, and 



was graduated in 1884, at which time he received the Town- 
send premium for writing and pronouncing the best oration. 
In January, 1885, soon after his admission to the bar, he 
was appointed executive secretary of the State of Connec- 
ticut, and served for two years as secretary to Governor 
Henry B. Harrison, Yale 1846. In 1887 he opened an 
office, but never engaged actively in the practice of his pro- 
fession. Most of his time u has been devoted to a quiet and 
uneventful life in New Haven." His trips abroad included 
one in 1880 to England, Scotland, Holland, Belgium, 
Germany, France, and Switzerland; and one in 1890 to the 
same countries, with Austria and Italy added. To him we 
owe the Triennial and Sexennial Class Records. 

He is unmarried. 

His address is 52 Trumbull Street, New Haven, Con- 

* Frank Edward Page was the son of Albert G. Page and 
Maria L. (Drummond) Page. His father was born June 
10, 1817, at Bath, Maine, where he passed most of his life 
as a business man, and where he died January 15, 1889. 
The family was of English origin, its ancestors having come 
to this country in the eighteenth century and settled at 
Haverhill, Massachusetts. Page's mother was born at 
Phippsburg, Maine, in 1821, and there spent her early life, 
dying at Bath, Maine, November, 1893. Her family was 
of Scotch-Irish origin, her ancestors having come to this 
country in 1728 and settled at Georgetown, Maine. One of 
Page's uncles was graduated from Bowdoin in 1852, and a 
brother was graduated from Yale in 1875. 

Our classmate was born at Bath, Maine, February 20, 
i860, and was educated in private and public schools, receiv- 
ing his final preparation at the high school of his native city. 
Entering Yale at the beginning of freshman year, he roomed 



for the four full years with Bates, in North College during 
freshman year, and in Farnam during sophomore, junior, 
and senior years. He was a member of Kappa Sigma Epsi- 
lon and of Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

Frank Edward Page 

After leaving college Page went to Chicago and studied 
law in the office of Cornelius Van Schaack and others until 
he was admitted to practice in 1884. After his admission 
to the bar he was engaged in general practice continuously 
until his death. He wrote concerning his career : 

"It is deplorably lacking in interest, but such is the fate of 
man who lives out of the public eye. I have not inscribed 
my name high in the temple of fame, on the other hand it 
has not been engrossed in bankruptcy or criminal court pro- 
ceedings, except occasionally in a professional capacity. I 
arrived in Chicago with five dollars capital and could prob- 



ably schedule that amount now, though there have been 
times in the past twenty-five years when I could not have 
made this proud boast." 

Early in 1908 he made a legal connection with one of the 
old-line life-insurance companies, which took a good deal of 
his time, and paid him well. The work was not all of a 
legal nature, but was in connection with the investment and 
reinvestment of real estate in Chicago and the immediate 

Page died at his home in Chicago, May 25, 1909, of 
pneumonia, after a short illness. The Warren Avenue Con- 
gregational Church paper, in a notice of his death, said: 
"No one has ever been identified with the church who was 
so intimately connected with all the departments of its work 
and so helpful in all of them as was Mr. Page. He was con- 
nected with the church before its organization as an indepen- 
dent church twenty years ago, and when it was so organized 
he was elected church treasurer, a position which he held, 
with the exception of a short time, until his death. This 
position identified him with the board of trustees during all 
the life of the church, and his wise judgment and kindly 
counsel has had no little to do with guiding the affairs of the 
church in times of crisis." 

Page married, July 2, 1895, at Chicago, Illinois, Gertrude 
M. Swenson, the daughter of Bernard Swenson and An- 
toinette Swenson. Two of Mrs. Page's brothers and two of 
her sisters are graduates of colleges. They had no children. 

Josiah Culbert Palmer is the son of Lucius Noyes 
Palmer and Anna (Culbert) Palmer. His father was born 
on July 2, 1 82 1, in North Stonington, Connecticut, the son 
of Luther Palmer of North Stonington and Sarah Wells of 
Hopkinton, Rhode Island. He was graduated from New 



York University in 1848, and became a prominent physi- 
cian in Brooklyn, dying there on June 18, 1885. The 
Palmer forebears came from England in 1629 and settled 

Josiah Culbert Palmer 

in Stonington, Connecticut. Among his ancestors were two 
colonial governors and numerous officers in the colonial and 
Revolutionary wars. Palmer's mother was born on Jan- 
uary 25, 1835, in New York City, and is the daughter of 
John Culbert and Jean Crothers. She is of Scotch-Irish 
origin, her ancestors having come to New York City in 
1802 from Ireland. Many kinsmen have been college 
graduates. A brother was in Yale '88; sisters in Vassar 
'79 and '93; a brother-in-law in Yale '96; and a cousin in 
Yale '85. Among Palmer's ancestors was the Rev. James 
Noyes, one of the founders of Yale. 

Palmer was born on December 9, 1859, in Brooklyn, 



New York, and was graduated from Adelphi Academy, in 
that city, in 1878. In freshman year he roomed alone on 
York Street. He then roomed with Bartlett in sophomore 
year in South Middle, and in the last two years in Durfee. 
He belonged to Delta Kappa and is a graduate member of 
Wolf's Head. 

He was graduated from the Columbia Law School in 
1884 and was then admitted to the New York bar, passing 
the best examination of between fifty and sixty applicants. 
He is a member of the firm of Lindsay, Kalish & Palmer, 
27 William Street, New York City. A Republican in poli- 
tics, he has been a delegate to various conventions. He is 
a member of the Presbyterian Church, the University Club, 
the Yale Club, the Sons of the Revolution, and the Associa- 
tion of the Bar of the City of New York. In 1888 he 
made a general tour of Europe. 

On December 4, 1889, in Brooklyn, he married Mary 
Eagle, daughter of William Eagle and Mary Horner. Mrs. 
Palmer's ancestry was Irish. J. Frederick Eagle, a brother, 
is a graduate of Yale '96. There are two children: Wil- 
liam Eagle, born on December 6, 1890, in Brooklyn; and 
J. Culbert, Jr., born in Westhampton, Long Island, on 
August 11, 1896. Both are preparing for college, the 
elder at Andover, and the younger at the Syms School. 

His business address is 27 William Street, and his resi- 
dence is 25 Madison Avenue, New York City. 

William Scranton Pardee is the son of William Bradley 
Pardee and Nancy Maria (English) Pardee. Of May- 
flower stock on his mother's side and old New Haven stock 
on his father's, Pardee is of English ancestry with respect 
to both his parents. The Pardees have lived in New Haven 
since 1640, when they came over from England. The first 
of them was the original pedagogue at the Hopkins Gram- 



mar School, and the descendants were farmers, until it came 
to our classmate's grandfather, who was a manufacturer. 
His father, also a manufacturer, was born in New Haven 


William Scranton Pardee 

on September 25, 1821. His parents were Laban Pardee 
of New Haven and Loey Bradley of East Haven, Con- 
necticut. He had the choice of going to Yale or learning a 
trade, and he learned the trade of saddler. For fifteen 
years (1842-57) he lived in Wetumpka, Alabama, and he 
died in New Haven on September 28, 1893. Pardee's 
mother was born on February 14, 1823, in New Haven, the 
daughter of James English and Nancy Griswold of that 
city. The English ancestors settled in Salem, Massachu- 
setts, in 1620, and came to New Haven in 1700. On his 
father's side Pardee is a descendant of the Rev. John 
Woodward, B.A., Harvard 1693. 



Born in New Haven on September 16, i860, Pardee 
attended the Thomas Private School till 1871, the French 
School in 1872, and the Hopkins Grammar School till 1878, 
when he was prepared to enter Yale with our class. During 
the four years he roomed at home. He was a member of 
Delta Kappa and Psi Upsilon. 

The Yale Taw School gave him his TL.B. cum laude in 
1884, and he entered upon the practice of his profession. 
He immediately formed a partnership with James Protus 
Pigott, Yale '78. Mr. Pigott went to Congress in 1892, 
and Pardee set up for himself and as counsel for the town 
of New Haven. "The panic of 1893 put the Democratic 
party out of business, and I soon after resigned as town 
counsel." In 1896 he bolted the silver issue and became 
town chairman of the Gold Democrats, and later ran (un- 
successfully) as a gold candidate for mayor. During the 
next few years his business became entirely corporate. In 
1905 he ran for mayor of New Haven as a Democrat, and 
although he received very many Republican votes, he was 
badly beaten, partly as a punishment for his gold record, 
the only so-called Democratic paper in town bolting him. 
He was the author of the agitation which resulted in the 
last Constitutional Convention in Connecticut, and contrib- 
uted very much to bring about the reform representation 
in both the Republican and Democratic conventions. He 
was the author of the first Corrupt Practices Act and the 
first direct primary law in Connecticut, and the author of 
the Fourteen Town Bill. Pardee has been a partner in the 
firm of Marvin & Pardee, manufacturers of sewing-silks, 
since 1893 ; treasurer and director of the Jewett City Water 
Company since 1899; secretary and director of the New 
Canaan Water Company since 1897; treasurer and director 
of the Suffolk Gas & Electric Light Company, 1903-07 ; and 
treasurer and director of the Guilford-Chester Water Com- 
pany. He has published several political pamphlets and 



addresses. For a time he was vestryman of Trinity Church 
in New Haven, and an alternate to the diocesan conventions. 
He belongs to the Quinnipiack Club of New Haven, and 
for fourteen years he was its secretary and is now its pres- 
ident, and he is also a charter member of the New Haven 
Country Club. He is vice-commodore of the New Haven 
Yacht Club, a member of the Waltonian Fishing Club, and 
the Lotos Club of New York City, and is also a member 
of the executive committee of the Connecticut Civil Service 
Reform Association, and of the Council of One Hundred 
of New Haven. He gave up the practice of the law July 
i, 1909. In 1900 he traveled in England; in 1902 in Italy; 
in 1904 in France and Switzerland; and in 1906 in Holland 
and Germany. 

Pardee is not married. 

His address is 581 George Street, New Haven, Con- 

Samuel Maxwell Parke is the son of Nathan G. Parke 
and Ann E. (Gildersleeve) Parke. Nathan G. Parke was 
born on December 16, 1820, at Slateridge, York County, 
Pennsylvania, but spent most of his life as a clergyman at 
Pittston, Pennsylvania, where he was pastor of the Pres- 
byterian Church. He was a graduate of the Washington 
and Jefferson College in the class of 1840, and received 
the degree of D.D. from that institution in 1884. He died 
on June 28, 1903. His family was of Scotch-Irish ori- 
gin, having come to this country from the north of Ireland 
in 1724, and settled in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Mrs. 
Parke was born on September 28, 1822, at Wilkes-Barre, 
Pennsylvania, where she spent her early life, and died 
at Pittston on May 9, 1900. Her family was of Dutch 

Our classmate was born on May 4, 1859, at Pittston, 



Pennsylvania, and there spent his boyhood. He attended 
the Wilkes-Barre Academy, the Newton Collegiate Insti- 
tute, and completed his preparation at the Hill School, 

Samuel Maxwell Parke 

Pottstown, Pennsylvania, entering '82 at the beginning of 
freshman year. In freshman year he roomed with Shoe- 
maker, in sophomore and junior years with Case in North 
Middle, and in senior year in Farnam. He was a member 
of Kappa Sigma Epsilon and of Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

After graduation Parke returned to Pittston, and has 
resided there ever since. In the fall of 1882 he entered 
the law office of George R. Bedford at Wilkes-Barre, and 
was admitted in 1885 to the bar of Luzerne County, since 
which time he has continued in the practice of the law. He 
has always resided in the old family homestead, which he 
occupied with his parents during their lifetime. He is a 



director of the First National Bank of Pittston, and was 
for a number of years a member of the Town Council and 
of the School Board of his town, while at present he is a 
member of the Board of Health. He is a member of the 
Presbyterian Church, and has acted as elder and trustee 
thereof. He is a Republican in politics, a member of the 
Delta Kappa Epsilon Club of New York, of the Westmore- 
land Club of Wilkes-Barre, and of the Scranton Club of 
Scranton. He spent the summer of 1906 abroad, traveling 
extensively through England, France, Germany, and Italy. 

On October 6, 1908, he married Bertha Louise Sander- 
cock of Ariel, Pennsylvania. 

His business address is 1 1 Miners Bank Building, and 
his residence is 101 River Street, Pittston, Pennsylvania. 

William Henry Parsons is the son of William Henry 
Parsons and Laura C. (Palmer) Parsons. Parsons' father 
was born on July 7, 1 831, in Staten Island, New York, was 
a manufacturer and merchant in New York during his life, 
and died in Palm Beach, Florida, in February, 1905. His 
parents were Edward Lamb Parsons and Matilda Clark. 
His wife was the daughter of John Palmer of Rye and 
Harriet (Barker) Palmer, and was born on March 6, 1832, 
and died in February, 1893, at Rye. Parsons' paternal 
grandfather came from England and settled at Rye, New 
York, and his mother's family was of New England origin. 
Our classmate was born on January 31, 1859, in New 
York City, but lived his early life in Rye, where he prepared 
for college. In college Parsons was fond of sailing and was 
the second commodore of the Yale Yacht Club. He was 
chairman of the senior promenade committee, a member of 
Delta Kappa and Psi Upsilon, and is a graduate member 
of Wolf's Head. He roomed with Morris in South Middle 



in sophomore year, and in junior and senior years with 
Gallaher in Durfee. 

Since graduation Parsons has been in the paper business 

William Henry Parsons 

as manufacturer and exporter. On leaving college he first 
traveled over Europe with a number of the class, going as 
far as Constantinople and returning via Greece and Italy. 
He reached home in December, 1882, and in January, 1883, 
went into business with his father's firm, W. H. Parsons & 
Company of New York City. At present he is of the firm 
of Parsons & Whittemore, at 174 Fulton Street, New York 
City. Other trips to Europe were taken in 1875, 1884, 
1898, 1900, and 1904. Parsons is a Presbyterian and 
has been an officer of the church since 1887. He was 
superintendent of a mission Sunday-school in New York 
from 1888 to 1906. He has taken considerable interest 



in politics at various times, although he has never held 
any public office. He is a member of the University, Yale, 
Graduates', New York Yacht, Larchmont Yacht, and Nas- 
sau County clubs, the Chamber of Commerce, and of a 
number of religious and charitable societies. Among his 
relatives who were Yale men were his brother, John P. 
Parsons, '85, and his cousins, Edward L. Parsons and 
Herbert Parsons. 

On June 26, 1884, in Rye, New York, Parsons married 
Laura Wolcott Collins, daughter of the Rev. Charles Jewett 
Collins and Annie (Rankin) Collins. Mrs. Parsons is of 
New England ancestry; her father was a graduate of Wil- 
liams, her grandfather of Yale. They have had six children: 
Annie Rankin, born on August 8, 1885, died October 5, 
1886; William Henry 3d, born on May 29, 1888, in New 
York City; John Palmer, born on April 16, 1890, in New 
York City; Oliver Wolcott, born on September 12, 1892, 
in Rye; Laura Cecilia, born on November 6, 1893, in Rye; 
and Mary Marselis, born on October 8, 1894, in Rye. Wil- 
liam H. 3d was graduated at Yale 19 10, John is in Yale 
191 2, and Oliver is at the Sanford School. The daughters 
are at school in New York. They have lived in New York 
City, except for two or three winters spent in the country. 
Their summer home is at Glen Cove, on Long Island Sound. 
Our New York dinners have been due to the initiative taken 
by Parsons, and as chairman of the reunion committee he 
deserves the praise and thanks that were accorded him by 
every member present at the twenty-fifth reunion. 

His business address is 174 Fulton Street, and his resi- 
dence is 324 West End Avenue, New York City. 

Chauncey Howard Pember is the son of Milo Warner 
Pember and Julia Lucretia (Ripley) Pember. Milo Warner 



Pember was a wholesale merchant of Rockville, Connec- 
ticut, who was born on January 16, 1833, in Ellington, 
Connecticut, and died on September 4, 1905, in Hartford, 

Chauncey Howard Pember 

Connecticut. The parents of the elder Pember were David 
Sprague Pember and Martha Warner of Ellington, and he 
married the daughter of Chauncey Ripley of South 
Coventry, Connecticut, and Lucretia Fitch of Rockville, 
Connecticut. Mrs. Pember was born on November 27, 
1833, in South Coventry. The Pembers were of English 
origin. So also were the Ripleys, who came from Hing- 
ham, England, in 1638, and settled in Hingham, Massa- 

Our classmate was born on July 16, 1859, in Rockville, 
Connecticut, and fitted for college in the Rockville High 
School, from which he was graduated in 1878. He roomed 



with Pierce in North College, South Middle, and Durfee. 
He was a member of Gamma Nu. 

For two years after graduation Pember was engaged in 
merchant tailoring and the ready-made clothing business. 
During the next twelve years he was junior partner in the 
firm of E. Tolles & Company, wholesale woolen dealers at 
Hartford. Since 1896 he has been associated with his 
brother in the same business under the firm name of M. W. 
Pember's Sons. He says that he has been pretty well occu- 
pied with business, but what little time has been spared him 
has been devoted to botany and horticulture. He was secre- 
tary of the Hartford County Horticultural Society, and is 
a member of the Yale Club of New York. 

He is unmarried. 

His business address is 292 Asylum Street, and his resi- 
dence is 187 Sisson Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut. 

Richard Henry Pierce is the son of Henry Reuben Pierce 
and Ann Frances (Tillinghast) Pierce. Henry Reuben 
Pierce was an Amherst graduate in the class of '53. He 
was born in Coventry, Vermont, on January 2, 1828, taught 
in high schools in Massachusetts and Rhode Island during 
most of his life, and was principal of the high school at 
Woonsocket, Rhode Island, when he died. He was killed 
leading a company in the battle of Newbern, on March 14, 
1862, as first lieutenant. His parents were Warren Pierce 
of Coventry, Vermont, and Sally McManus of the same 
town. The Pierce ancestors, represented by Thomas Pierce 
and his wife Elizabeth, came from England in 1633 or 
1634 and settled at Watertown, Massachusetts. Lieuten- 
ant Pierce's wife was born on May 10, 1838, in Wrentham, 
Massachusetts, and died at Hopkinton, Massachusetts, on 
January 9, 1879. The Tillinghasts were from England 
originally, and settled in Rhode Island. Mrs. Pierce's 



great-grandfather, James Mellen, was a minute-man in 
1775, from South Framingham. 

Pierce himself was born on November 20, i860, in 

Richard Henry Pierce 

Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He was less than a year and 
a half old, therefore, when his father was killed. The 
rest of his youth was spent in Hopkinton, and in 1878 he 
was graduated from the Hopkinton High School, in which 
at one time his father and mother had been principal and 
pupil respectively. He roomed with Pember, first in North, 
then in South Middle, and for the last two years in Durfee. 
At one of the gym contests he won a medal for swinging 
Indian clubs, and he was a member of Gamma Nu. 

Pierce taught for a year in the high school at Columbia 
City, Indiana. Then he spent two years as a student of 
electrical engineering in the Massachusetts Institute of 



Technology, and received the degree of Bachelor of 
Science. In the summer of 1885 he was assistant county 
engineer of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and, in the 
fall, a wireman for the Brockton Edison Company. The 
following March found him an inspector of the Western 
Edison Company in Chicago, and he stayed there until 
1890, when he became agent for the United Edison Com- 
pany for Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan, 
with offices in Milwaukee. In 1891 he was made assistant 
electrical engineer of the World's Columbian Exposition, 
and in 1893-94 chief electrical engineer. In 1894 he formed 
the firm of Pierce & Richardson, consulting engineers, which 
in 1897 was changed to a corporation styled Pierce, Rich- 
ardson & Neiler. The company is engaged in electrical, 
mechanical, sanitary, heating, and ventilating engineering in 
a purely professional way. Pierce is president thereof. 
For several years and until he left Chicago he was the 
local honorary secretary of the American Institute of Elec- 
trical Engineers. In 1904 he was chief engineer of the 
Exhibits Power Plant at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition; 
was also associate member and expert of all the group 
juries and the department jury in the Department of Ma- 
chinery, and was awarded a gold medal for services as 
chief engineer and also as member of the International 
Steam-Engine Jury of Awards. He is the author of a book 
entitled "The National Electrical Code," also of numerous 
articles on electrical subjects for magazines. He is a mem- 
ber of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Institu- 
tion of Electrical Engineers (of Great Britain) ; and also 
of the Boston Athletic Association, the Boston Yale Club, 
the Brae Burn Country Club, and the New York Yale Club. 
Before his college days he joined the Congregational 
Church, and he is a Republican. 

On April 15, 1891, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, he married 

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Carrie de Zeng Morrow, daughter of Elisha Morrow and 
Josephine Sayre. His wife's mother was descended from 
Frederick de Zeng, a Saxon baron, eighth in his line and 
captain of a British company in the War of the Revolution. 
They had one child: Richard de Zeng, born on April 20, 
1892, in Chicago. On April 7, 1906, Mrs. Pierce died. 
The son went to the Fessenden School at West Newton, 
Massachusetts, for a time, is now at the Berkshire School, 
Sheffield, Massachusetts, and is headed for Yale. 

His business address is 110 State Street, Boston, and his 
residence is 462 Walnut Street, Newtonville, Massachusetts. 

Henry Barstow Platt is the son of Senator Thomas 
Collier Platt and Ellen (Barstow) Platt. Senator Platt 
was born in Owego, New York, on July 15, 1833, was in 
Yale for three years with the class of '53, received an M.A. 
from Yale in 1876, and divided his life between Owego 
and New York City until his death, March 6, 19 10. His 
parents were William H. Platt and Lesbia Hinchman of 
Owego; and his ancestors came to this country from 
Hertfordshire, England, in 1638, and settled in New 
Haven, afterward moving to Milford, Connecticut. 
Richard Platt owned eighty-five acres of land in New 
Haven, part of it on the south side of Chapel Street, 
near College Street. He also helped settle Milford. 
Descendants settled in Huntington, Long Island, and 
Northcastle, New York. Colonel Jonathan Platt, with his 
son Jonathan, settled in Tioga County, New York. Both 
had served in Sullivan's army, which crossed from Trenton, 
New Jersey, to the Susquehanna River and drove the 
Indians out of Wyoming valley. Colonel Jonathan was a 
member of the Provisional Congress of 1775, from New 
York. He is referred to in Lossing's "Field Book of the 



Revolution" as "one of the distinguished patriots who con- 
stituted the Committee of Safety at White Plains, New 
York, in 1778." He was our classmate's great-great-grand- 

Henry Barstow Piatt 

father. Piatt's mother was born in Owego on February 
25, 1835, the daughter of Charles Rollin Barstow and 
Charlotte Coburn. She was of English ancestry, and died 
on February 13, 1901, in New York City. In addition to 
his father, whose connection with Yale has been mentioned 
above, Piatt had an uncle, William H. Piatt, who was a 
graduate of Yale in '35; a brother, Frank H. Piatt, who 
was graduated in '77; a nephew, Livingston Piatt, who was 
graduated in '07; and an uncle, Samuel Barstow, of Union 
College '61, who raised a company and as captain left for 
the war before graduation, the college conferring his B.A. 
on him before he left. 



Piatt himself was born on February 2, i860, in Owego, 
New York, and lived in that city until 1873, when he went 
to Andalusia, Pennsylvania, and attended a private school 
for three years. He spent two years more at Williston 
Seminary, and was graduated in 1878. He roomed with 
McBride throughout the four years of the Yale course. He 
was on the freshman football and baseball teams and the 
Varsity baseball team. He was also on the campaign com- 
mittee of Kappa Sigma Epsilon, and belonged to He Boule, 
Delta Kappa Epsilon, and Skull and Bones. 

Piatt went into the coal and railroading business in 1883 
with the Gaines Coal & Coke Company, of which he was 
superintendent, with headquarters at Addison, New York. 
From 1883 to 1887 he was also connected with the Cham- 
pion Wagon Company of Owego. Since 1887 ne nas been 
general superintendent of the United States Express Com- 
pany, and since 1895 vice-president of the Fidelity & 
Deposit Company of Maryland. He has also been a di- 
rector and officer in several corporations. Among the clubs 
to which he belongs are the University, Yale, Lawyers', 
and Barnard clubs of New York City, and the Ardsley Club 
at Ardsley-on-Hudson. In 1882, 1901, and 1905 he made 
trips to Europe. 

On November 9, 1887, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 
he married Grace Lee Phelps, daughter of John Case 
Phelps and Martha Wheeler Bennett. Mrs. Piatt was a 
descendant in the tenth generation from William Phelps, 
who came to Dorchester, Massachusetts, from Tewkesbury, 
England, in 1630. Her ancestors were prominent in the 
colonies and in the Revolutionary War. Her brother, 
Ziba Bennett Phelps, was graduated from Yale in '95, and 
her nephew, John Case Phelps, in '07. There are three 
children: Sherman Phelps, born on June 2, 1890; Char- 
lotte, born on December 6, 1896; and Collier, born on 
May 3, 1898, all in New York City. The elder boy was 



graduated from the Taft School in 1908, and entered Yale 

Mrs. Piatt was with the class at its twenty-fifth reunion 
at New Haven, and entered enthusiastically into all the 
events. Three weeks later we were all inexpressibly 
shocked to hear of her death by typhoid fever. She died 
on July 14, 1907, at their summer home in Laurel Run, 

Piatt's business address is 2 Rector Street, and his resi- 
dence is 535 Park Avenue, New York City. 

William Pollock in the fall of 1882 became a member of 
the New York Stock Exchange, and engaged in the banking 

William Pollock 

and brokerage business at 25 Nassau Street, New York City, 
the firm name being Pollock & Bixby. The firm was dis- 



solved in the spring of i 883, and Pollock continued the busi- 
ness for about a year. I le then retired from the Stock Ex- 
change, and was without active business until 1887, w hen he 
removed to Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he was for some 
time connected with the Housatonic Railroad Company. 
During the past few years he has been living in Xew York 
City. He married Mrs. Fannie Dawson Greenough of Wil- 
mington, North Carolina, August 9, 1882. He has a daugh- 
ter, Margaret, born June 27, 1883. 

(From the Sexennial and Vicennial Records.) 
His address is 182 Madison Avenue, New York City. 

Julius Howard Pratt is the son of Julius Howard Pratt 
and Adaline F. (Barnes) Pratt. Julius Howard Pratt, Sr., 
was born on August 1, 1 821, at Meriden, Connecticut, where 
he spent the early part of his life, although he also resided 
at times in Alabama, in California, and in Brazil. In 1857 
he moved to Montclair, New Jersey, which was his home 
until his death, October 14, 1909. He was a graduate of 
Yale in the class of 1842. The family is of Emglish origin, 
and came to this country from Hertfordshire in 1633, set ~ 
tling first in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and removing 
thence to Hartford and later to Saybrook. Mrs. Pratt was 
born December 15, 1821, at New Haven, Connecticut, 
w r here she spent her early life, and died March 31, 1886, at 
Montclair, New Jersey. Her family was of Welsh origin, 
her ancestors having come to Connecticut in 1637, an d set- 
tled at Morris Point, near New Haven, where their descen- 
dants have lived ever since. Pratt's great-grandfather, 
Deacon Phineas Pratt, was a soldier in the Revolution, being 
a member of the Seventh Connecticut Regiment, and later 
assisted in the construction of perhaps the first submarine 
boat, the Turtle, in which he, with Colonel Lee, made a de- 
scent upon the British fleet lying in the Hudson River. 



Pratt was born in Montclair, New Jersey, on August 20, 
i860, and resided there until he entered college. He was 
prepared in the public and high schools of that town, enter- 

Julius Howard Pratt 

ing '82 in the fall of 1878. He roomed in freshman year 
with Carswell in South Middle, in sophomore year with Burr 
of '83 in North Middle, and in junior and senior years with 
Lay in North Middle and North. He contributed to the 
Record, was a member of the class-day and class-picture 
committees, was a speaker at the junior exhibition and also 
at commencement, and took the Silliman fellowship, 1884- 
87. He was a member of Gamma Nu and Psi Upsilon, and 
is a graduate member of Wolf's Head. 

Pratt took a post-graduate course at Yale from 1884 to 
1887, receiving the degree of Ph.D. Since then he has been 
actively engaged in teaching, first at Montclair, New Jersey, 



then at Cornell University, then at Illinois College, Jack- 
sonville, Illinois. In 1890 he became the principal of Mil- 
waukee Academy, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This institution 
was in existence for more than forty years, and was man- 
aged by Pratt with ability and success, both as to its financial 
condition, and as to its ability properly to equip students for 
college. Many of the best people in Milwaukee sent their 
sons to the academy, and it has been stated that most of the 
boys who have gone to Eastern colleges from that city were 
prepared by Pratt, w T ho is well liked both by the boys and 
by their parents. In July, 1909, Milwaukee Academy was 
merged into the German-English Academy, on the faculty of 
which institution Pratt accepted a leading position. Pratt 
is an independent in politics, and, while originally a Congre- 
gationalism he became a member of the Episcopal Church, 
and has been actively connected therewith, both as superin- 
tendent of a Sunday-school and as choir-master. He was for 
a number of years one of the board of visitors of the Uni- 
versity of Wisconsin, and is a member of the Yale Club of 
Wisconsin, the University Club of Milwaukee, the School- 
masters' Club of Milwaukee, and the North Central Aca- 
demic Association. 

He married at Washington, District of Columbia, on De- 
cember 27, 1892, Annie Barclay, daughter of D. Robert 
Barclay and Mary M. Shepard. Mrs. Pratt's maternal 
grandfather, Elihu H. Shepard, rendered distinguished 
service in the War of 1812, and again in the Mexican War. 
He was prominent in the early history of St. Louis, giving 
special attention to educational work. They have no chil- 

His address is German-English Academy, and 469 Van 
Buren Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 



James Quackenbush Rice is the son of James Quacken- 
bush and Harriet E. (Cook) Rice. His father's family is 
of Welsh descent, but his ancestors came to this country 

James Quackenbush Rice 

from England about the middle of the seventeenth century, 
and settled in Rhode Island. James Quackenbush Rice, Sr., 
was a graduate of Wesleyan University, Middletown, Con- 
necticut, and was later given the degree of M.A. by that 
university. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was con- 
ducting a large school in Goshen, Litchfield County, Con- 
necticut. He responded to Lincoln's call for volunteers, 
raised a company, and went out as captain with the Nine- 
teenth Regiment of Connecticut Volunteers, which regiment 
afterward became the Second Connecticut Heavy Artillery. 
He was killed at the battle of Opequon Creek, on the 19th 
of September, 1864, this action being sometimes known as 



the second battle of Winchester. The family of Harriet E. 
Cook came to this country about the middle of the seven- 
teenth century from England, and settled in Wallingford, 
Connecticut, from which place they moved about 1735 to 
Goshen, Connecticut, when the so-called ''Western Lands" 
of the State of Connecticut were settled, and became the 
original settlers of that town. 

Rice was born at Goshen, Litchfield County, Connecticut, 
on the ioth of October, 18^9, and spent the early part of 
his life in that town. In 1 874 his mother removed to Hart- 
ford, Connecticut, and he prepared for college at the Hart- 
ford Public High School. During his freshman year he 
roomed with Morrison, and during the remainder of his 
college course with Martin Welles. He was a member of 
the senior promenade committee and prepared the class sta- 
tistics. His societies were Kappa Sigma Epsilon and Delta 
Kappa Epsilon. 

After graduation he entered the United States Patent 
Office, Washington, District of Columbia, as assistant ex- 
aminer early in 1883. He was promoted through the 
various grades of assistant examiner and was appointed 
principal examiner of the Patent Office in 1889, all of his 
promotions having been obtained by competitive examina- 
tions. At the same time he studied law, taking the degree 
of LL.B. at the Columbian University Law School, and was 
admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the District of 
Columbia in 1884. He remained in the Patent Office until 
1898, and during most of his term as principal examiner 
was in charge of the class of inventions relating more par- 
ticularly to printing machinery and machinery for producing 
paper products. It is in connection with this class of ma- 
chinery, therefore, that he is best known to the patent pro- 
fession. He was also at various times, however, in charge 
of classes of invention relating to tobacco machinery, sew- 
ing-machines, and applied electricity. He resigned from 



the Patent Office in February, 1898, to become a member 
of the firm of Philipp, Phelps & Sawyer, 220 Broadway, 
New York. In 1900 the firm name was changed to Philipp, 
Sawyer, Rice & Kennedy. The firm makes a specialty of 
patent and trade-mark law. Rice is a member of the Uni- 
versity, Yale, and New York Athletic clubs of New York 
City, the Graduates' Club of New Haven, and of the Loyal 

He married Helen Eggleston Howd, at Pleasant Valley, 
Connecticut, September 18, 1883, and has two children: a 
son, Welles Kennon, born January 1, 1887, and a daughter, 
Dorothy Lee, born August 16, 1888. Welles Kennon was 
graduated from Yale in the class of 1909, having rowed in 
three university races, and his daughter, Dorothy Lee, is in 
Vassar College and a member of the class of 191 1. 

His business address is 220 Broadway, New York City. 
He has a summer residence at Pleasant Valley, Connecticut, 
and his city address is Hotel St. James, 109 West Forty- 
fifth Street, New York City. 

Charles Edward Richards is the son of George Hale 
Richards and Hepsie (Wilder) Richards. His father was 
a jeweler and farmer of Keene, New Hampshire. He was 
born in Rowley, Massachusetts, on August 27, 18 18, and 
died in Keene in March, 1905. His parents were Moses 
Richards of Rowley, Massachusetts, and Hannah Hale of 
Providence, Rhode Island. The paternal ancestors came 
from England about 1680 and settled in Boston. Richards' 
mother was born in Keene in 1823, the daughter of Azel 
Wilder of Keene, and died in August, 1864. Her ancestors 
also were of English origin, having come to this country 
about 1680. 

Richards was born on August 6, 1859, in Keene, New 



Hampshire, was graduated from the Keene High School, 
and prepared for college at the Williston Seminary. All 
four years in college he roomed with Hand. He was fond 

Charles Edward Richards 

of rowing, but did not go in for any organized athletics. He 
was chairman of the News board, was a class deacon, and 
belonged to the Glee Club and Orchestra. 

Of his life since graduation he writes: 

"Immediately after graduation I determined to study elec- 
trical engineering. Professor Arthur Wright laid out my 
work, there being in 1882 no institution in the United States 
or abroad offering a course for giving a degree in electrical 
engineering. I began my studies in the summer, but before 
the college year began I received a flattering business offer, 
which I accepted. 

"I remained in the wholesale watch and jewelry business 



in Boston for seven years, and then went to Moreno, Cali- 
fornia, into orange and fruit raising. 

"I came to Los Angeles in 1899, and began contracting. 
A short time ago, with others, I incorporated under the 
name of the Richards-Neustadt Construction Company, with 
place of business at 704 Wright and Callender Building, 
Hill and Fourth Streets, Los Angeles, California. We are 
also operating in various parts of the State. Our principal 
business is the erecting of reinforced concrete structures. 

U E. O. Weed, who lives in Los Angeles, and I are the 
only '82 men in this vicinity, but there are a large number 
of Yale graduates in the city and State. The Los Angeles 
contingent meet in reunion nearly every month. Our local 
Yale Club is maintaining a graduate scholarship at the uni- 
versity, the beneficiary being the brightest man we can select 
in the vicinity." 

Richards is a deacon in the First Congregational Church, 
and teacher of a large young men's class. In politics he is 
an independent Republican. The University Club, Repub- 
lican League, and various civic clubs of Los Angeles count 
him among their members. 

On June 5, 1889, in New Haven, he married Bertha W. 
Gray, daughter of Charles S. Gray and Harriet N. Gray. 
They have one child: Philip Hand, born on June 19, 1894, 
in Moreno, California. He is preparing for college in the 
Los Angeles public schools for the class of 191 6 Yale. 

His business address is 704 Wright and Callender Build- 
ing, and his residence is 121 1 Magnolia Avenue, Los Ange- 
les, California. 

*George Parker Richardson was the son of George 
Leland Richardson (Bowdoin 1849) an d Anna (McLel- 
lan) Richardson. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, 
July 14, 1859. In college he roomed, freshman year in 



North Middle with Sewall, sophomore year in South Middle 
with H. L. Williams, and the last two years with Williams 
in Durfee. He was a member of the freshman class supper 

George Parker Richardson 

committee, the junior promenade committee, and the senior 
promenade committee, being floor manager of the latter. In 
junior year he was lieutenant of Company B, Garfield and 
Arthur battalion, and he was coxswain in several class races. 
He was a member of Kappa Sigma Epsilon, He Boule, and 
Delta Kappa Epsilon, and a graduate member of Wolf's 

After graduation he lived in Boston, where he was for 
eight years chief clerk of passenger accounts of the Boston 
and Maine Railroad, and subsequently was connected with 
the Atlas National Bank in which he rose to the position of 
paying teller. He was one of the leaders of all meetings of 



Yale men in his city, and a member of the executive com- 
mittee of the Yale Club of Boston, and for several years pre- 
vious on the same committee of the Alumni Association. He 
died suddenly, it is supposed from heart disease, early in the 
morning of December 9, 1904, at the age of forty-five years. 
On September 16, 1896, he married Mrs. Elizabeth 
(Whittaker) Decker at Boston. She died June 29, 1899, 
leaving one child by her former marriage. 

Robert Mayo Rolfe is the son of William and Ann Law- 
rence (Small) Rolfe. William Rolfe was born March 1, 
1 8 19, in Raymond, Maine, and his entire life has been spent 

Robert Mayo Rolfe 

in his native state as farmer, merchant, and wholesale 
jobber. Rolfe's mother was born May 18, 1821, in Auburn, 
Maine, where she died in November, 1889. 



Our classmate was born July 16, 1853, in Casco, Maine, 
and his early life was spent in the vicinity of his birthplace. 
He entered Yale as a member of the class of '81, but joined 
'82 in the beginning of sophomore year. At first he roomed 
In town. In junior and senior years he roomed in 106 
North, first with his brother, who was a member of '81, and 
in senior year with Brockway. 

With the exception of three years spent on a plantation, 
Rolfe has been engaged in teaching, eight years of the time 
being spent in Colorado and the rest in Memphis, Tennes- 
see. He is at present a teacher in the Memphis High 

On December 24, 1886, at Memphis, Tennessee, Rolfe 
married Martha J. Kerr. Their children are Robert L., 
born December 6, 1887; Gillham, born March 9, 1892 — 
these two in Memphis, Tennessee; Gladys J., born August 
29, 1894; and Nina K., born January 27, 1897 — these two 
in Trinidad, Colorado. 

His address is 11 15 Monroe Avenue, Memphis, Ten- 

John Rossiter is the son of John R. Rossiter and Clara 
F. (Crittenden) Rossiter. John R. Rossiter was born on 
June 20, 1 8 17, at North Guilford, Connecticut, and there 
passed his life as a farmer and school-teacher, dying on 
April 5, 1902. His family was of English origin, his ances- 
tors having come to this country in 1630 and settled at Dor- 
chester, Massachusetts. Mrs. Rossiter was born on August 
29, 1824, at Guilford, and spent her life there, dying on 
December 4, 1905. Her family was also of English origin, 
having come to this country in 1639 and settled at Guilford, 

Rossiter was born on January 20, 1850, at North Guil- 
ford, and there spent his early life. When twenty-one years 

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of age he went to New Britain, Connecticut, and there spent 
two years at the State Normal School. Thereafter he taught 
school for four years as principal of the Center School of 

John Rossiter 

New Canaan, and then abandoned teaching to finish his 
preparation for college, and entered the class of '82 in the 
fall of 1878. In freshman year he roomed with Snyder, in 
sophomore year with Wentworth in North Middle, and 
during junior and senior years with McKnight, first in North 
Middle and afterward in Lyceum. 

On leaving college Rossiter took up his career of teaching 
at Williston Seminary, and taught there for one year. Then 
for a year or two he took charge of the high school at Wind- 
sor, Connecticut, and in the fall of 1884 he became the prin- 
cipal of the Broadway Grammar School at Norwich, Con- 
necticut. He remained in Norwich for twenty-two years, 



but in the fall of 1906 his health gave way, and he felt 
obliged to drop his professional work, since which time he 
has been residing at his home in the town of Guilford, where 
he has spent his time in outdoor work and study, taking a 
course in psychology and pedagogy for the M.A. degree at 
Vale. This he received in June, 1909. He writes: 

u On the whole, life has run very smoothly and pleasantly 
with me, and I have no complaints to make. People have 
been fully as good to me as T deserve, and I hope I may be 
able to pay it back by still being a help to some one." 

He is a member of the Second Congregational Church 
at Norwich, and was for a number of years one of its dea- 
cons and superintendent of its Sunday-school. 

On August 22, 1883, he married at New Canaan, Con- 
necticut, Eleanor G. Brown, the daughter of Francis Brown 
and Sarah Seeley. Her family was of English origin. They 
have two children, a boy and a girl. The daughter, Ruth 
F. Rossiter, spent the year of 1905-06 at Mount Holyoke 
College, took a two years' course in the Willimantic State 
Normal School, and is now teaching. The boy, John H. 
Rossiter, is still in the grammar school, but Rossiter ex- 
presses the wish that he may some day receive his diploma 
from Yale. 

His address is Rural Free Delivery No. 2, Guilford, Con- 

Benjamin Huger Rutledge is the son of Benjamin H. 
Rutledge and Eleanor (Middleton) Rutledge. Benjamin 
H. Rutledge, Sr., was born on June 4, 1829, at Statesburg, 
South Carolina, and spent most of his life at Charleston, 
South Carolina, where, after being graduated from Yale in 
the class of 1848, he practised law, and died on April 30, 
1S93. The Rutledge family was of Irish origin, having 
come to this country in 1730 and settled at Charleston. The 
first of Rutledge's ancestors in this country was attorney- 



general of the colony, and in the next generation the family 
were all lawyers, educated in England and members of 
Lincoln's Inns of Court. John Rutledge was the second 

Benjamin Huger Rutledge 

Chief Justice of the United States, and Edward Rutledge 
one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence and 
High Chancellor of South Carolina for many years, dying in 
office after the Revolutionary period. Rutledge's father 
was a member of the Secession Convention of i860, and 
commanded a brigade in the army of the Confederate States 
during the Civil War. On his mother's side the ancestry of 
Rutledge is equally distinguished, all his maternal fore- 
fathers having been educated in England, one of them hav- 
ing been a royal governor, one president of the Continental 
Congress, one a signer of the Declaration of Independence, 
and one a governor of South Carolina and Minister from 

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the United States to Russia. All of these were graduates of 
English universities. 

Rutledge was born on September 4, 1861, at Charleston, 
South Carolina, and there resided prior to entering college. 
He prepared for Yale at the Virginia Military Institute at 
Lexington, Virginia, and entered '82 in junior year, during 
which he roomed alone on Elm Street. At that time the 
war period was not so distant that its sadly bitter experiences 
could be forgotten, and it would have taken more than a 
normal youth from the South to escape all feeling of rancor 
toward those of Northern blood. The Yale spirit, how- 
ever, works surely though subtly, and gradually the spirit of 
friendship supplanted that of hostility, and Rutledge became 
loved and loving. Rutledge came to Yale a type of the Old 
South, but was graduated with the spirit of the New South. 

Since that time he has been busily engaged in the practice 
of law in Charleston, his firm being Mordecai & Gadsden, 
Rutledge & Hagood. In 1885 he was elected captain of the 
Carolina Rifles, and in 1887 major commanding the Sec- 
ond Battalion, Fourth Brigade, South Carolina Volunteer 
Troops. In 1889 he was president of the City Democratic 
Convention, and was for a number of years a member of the 
State Legislature. He has for many years been vestryman 
of St. Michael's Episcopal Church, and is a member of the 
Charleston Club, the St. Cecilia Society, the State Bar Asso- 
ciation, and the Masonic Fraternity. 

Rutledge married on October 5, 1892, at Fletcher, North 
Carolina, Emma Craig Blake, daughter of Daniel Blake 
and Helen E. Craig. Mrs. Rutledge is a descendant of 
Benjamin Blake, a brother of Admiral Blake, and also of 
Sir Joseph Low, Proprietor of South Carolina, and the first 
governor thereof born in this country. They have six chil- 
dren, of whom one, the only boy, Benjamin H., Jr., born 
January 11, 1902, Rutledge designates as destined, D. V., 
for Yale 1924. 



His business address is 43 Broad Street, and his residence 
is 52 South Battery, Charleston, South Carolina. 

Daniel Sammis Sanford is the son of Daniel Sanford and 
Helen Eliza (Sammis) Sanford. Sanford is English on 
both sides of the family. The paternal ancestors came to 
this country from Stowe, Gloucester County, England, be- 
tween 1630 and 1634, and settled in Dorchester, Massachu- 
setts. Aaron Sanford and Fanny Hill of Redding, Connecti- 

Daniel Sammis Sanford 

cut, were Sanford's grandparents, and his father was the 
founder of Redding Institute. Sanford's father was edu- 
cated at White Plains Academy and Wesleyan University, 
where he received the degree of M.A. He was born in 



Redding Ridge on March 5, 18 17, and died there on Janu- 
ary 12, 1902. His wife was the daughter of John S. and 
Nancy Sammis of Norwalk, Connecticut. She was born in 
Norwalk on May 22, 1829, and died in Stamford, Con- 
necticut, on April 4, 1 89 1 . 

San ford was horn in Redding Ridge on April 10, 1859, 
and studied in Redding Institute under his father's tutelage. 
He went to the public school at South Norwalk from 1875 
to 1876, and to the Centenary Collegiate Institute at Hack- 
ettstown, New Jersey, from 1876 to 1878. He entered Yale 
with our class at the usual time, and roomed for the four 
years with Abbott. He was a member of the class-day com- 
mittee and of Psi Upsilon. 

For the first year after his graduation Sanford was the 
principal of the high school at Oil City, Pennsylvania. The 
year after he was mathematical master at St. John's Mili- 
tary Academy in Ossining, New York. From 1884 to 1891 
he was principal of the high and center schools in Stamford, 
Connecticut. Yale gave him an M.A. in 1885, and he spent 
the summer in Germany. From 1891 to 1905 he was head 
master of the Brookline (Massachusetts) High School, and 
since 1905 he has been head master of the Sanford School 
in Redding Ridge. He studied one year in the Department 
of Education at Harvard, and he has spent four summers 
in Europe investigating educational methods, as well as a 
sabbatical year (1898-99), which he devoted to the school 
systems of England, Germany, and France. Sanford has 
written various magazine articles and educational mono- 
graphs, among them being "High School Extension," "The 
Curriculum of American Secondary Schools," and "Two 
Foreign Schools and their Suggestions." Fiske's "Civil Gov- 
ernment" (Houghton, Mifflin & Company, Boston, Decem- 
ber, 1903) was revised by him. He is an Episcopalian, an 
independent politically, and chairman of the Board of Edu- 
cation in his native town. He was a member of the Brook- 

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line Thursday Club for twelve years and its president for 
two. He belonged to the Twentieth Century Club of Bos- 
ton for ten years, and was its secretary for one year. 

On July 7, 1898, in Derby, Connecticut, Sanford married 
Annie Bennett Tomlinson, daughter of Joseph Tomlinson 
and Annie Brewster, the latter a lineal descendant of Elder 
Brewster. Mrs. Sanford is a Wellesley graduate in the 
class of 1893 and was a graduate student at Yale 1893-94. 
They have two children: Joseph Hudson, born on June 28, 
1900, and Daniel Sammis, Jr., born on April 4, 1902, both 
in Brookline. 

His address is Redding Ridge, Connecticut. 

Arthur Scranton 

Arthur Scranton was for a number of years assistant 
superintendent of the Bessemer Steel Works, Scranton, 



Pennsylvania. Resigning his position, he spent several 
years in Europe, and is now connected with the Lackawanna 
Steel Company, Buffalo, New York. He married Mary D. 
Mcllvaine, at St. Albans, Vermont, on October 15, 1884, 
and has two children: John Walworth, born July 27, 1885, 
and Marian, born July 4, 1889. 

(From the Vicennial Record.) 
His address is Scranton, Pennsylvania. 

Charles Locke Scudder is the son of Evarts Scudder and 
Sarah P. (Lamson) Scudder. Evarts Scudder was born in 

Charles Locke Scudder 

Boston on January 2, 1832, and was educated at the Rox- 
bury Latin School, Williams College, and Andover Theo- 



logical Seminary. He became a Congregational clergyman, 
and was settled in Kent, Connecticut, and in Great Barring- 
ton, Massachusetts. His family was of English origin, hav- 
ing come to this country in 1635 and settled in Charlestown, 
Massachusetts. Sarah P. Lamson, Scudder's mother, was 
born November 24, 1840, at Derry, New Hampshire, and 
is still living. 

Scudder was born August 7, i860, at Kent, Connecticut, 
and passed his early life at Kent and at Great Barrington, 
Massachusetts. He entered Williston Seminary in 1877, 
being graduated in 1878, and then entered '82 in the autumn 
of that year. During the first year he roomed alone in 
Crown Street in the house of Dr. Leonard J. Sanford. In 
sophomore year he roomed with Smith in Old Chapel, and 
in junior and senior years with Morris in Farnam. 

Scudder trained for and participated in the quarter-mile 
race, receiving first prize in the college games. He was a 
class deacon and a member of Kappa Sigma Epsilon and 
Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

After graduating he took a course in chemistry and biol- 
ogy under Professor Chittenden in the Sheffield Scientific 
School, preparatory to the study of medicine. He received 
the degree of Ph.B. in 1883. Thereafter he attended the 
Harvard Medical School, from which he was graduated 
with the degree of M.D. in 1888. Immediately after leav- 
ing the Medical School he served as house surgeon at the 
Boston Children's Hospital, and then as surgical house 
officer at the Massachusetts General Hospital. 

Since graduating at the Medical School and the hospitals 
he has lived in Boston, where he has practised as a surgeon. 
Soon after beginning private practice, in 1891, he was ap- 
pointed surgeon to the out-patient department of the Massa- 
chusetts General Hospital, and in 1903 he received the 
appointment of attending surgeon to that institution, one of 
the most coveted positions in surgery in New England. He 



has devoted a great deal of his time and interest to teaching 
in the Harvard Medical School, having held the following 

appointments: From 18(89 t() 1893, assistant in clinical sur- 
gery; from 1893 to 1895, assistant in clinical surgery and 
demonstrator of surgical apparatus; from 189; to 1903, 
assistant in operative surgery. In 1907 he was appointed 
lecturer on surgery in the Harvard Medical School, and still 
holds this position. 

From time to time Scudder has contributed important 
articles upon surgery to leading medical journals. In 1900 
he published a book upon "The Treatment of Fractures," 
which received most favorable comments from medical crit- 
ics and is already in its sixth edition. He has a small camp 
at Little Cranberry Island, on the coast of Maine, near 
Northeast Harbor, where he spends with his family the 
warm months of the year. 

Scudder is a member of the Old South Church in Boston. 
In politics he is an independent Republican. He is a mem- 
ber of the University Club of Boston and the Union Boat 
Club. He is a member of the Society of Clinical Surgery, and 
a fellow r of the xAmerican Surgical Association and of cer- 
tain other societies. During the winter of 1904 he was 
abroad for three months, visiting various special surgical 

Scudder married, on September 5, 1895, at Northampton, 
Massachusetts, Abigail T. Seelye, the daughter of L. Clarke 
Seelye, president of Smith College. They have two chil- 
dren; one boy, Kvarts, born September 5, 1896, and one 
girl, Hilda Chapin, born February 7, 1899. Kvarts, the 
son, enters the Hill School at Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in 
the fall of 1 9 10, and hopes to enter Yale with the class of 
1 9 1 8 . 

Scudder has recently built a new house in Boston, arrang- 
ing it for satisfactory surgical offices. His address is 209 
Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts. 



Caleb Wright Shipley is the son of Murray Shipley and 
Hannah Davis (Taylor) Shipley. Both were of English 
origin, but Mrs. Shipley had an admixture of Welsh blood 

Caleb Wright Shipley 

in her veins. The Shipleys came from Uttoxeter, England, 
about 1780 and settled in New York. Shipley's grandpa- 
rents were Morris Shipley of Uttoxeter and Sarah Shotwell 
of Rahway, New Jersey. His father was born on March 
1, 1830, in New York City, was educated at St. Xavier's 
College, Cincinnati, was a wholesale merchant, a manufac- 
turer, and a minister of the Society of Friends, and died in 
Cincinnati on January 20, 1899. His mother was born on 
September 21, 1831, in Cincinnati, and died there on No- 
vember 19, 1 87 1. The grandparents on the mother's side 
were Caleb Wright Taylor and Mary Jordan Davis. The 



Taylor ancestors came from England in the early part of 
the seventeenth century to settle in Virginia. 

Shipley was born on August 31, 1 86 1 , in Cincinnati, Ohio, 
and spent his early days there and in Kendal, England. For 
one year he attended the Friends' School in Kendal, and was 
graduated from Chickering's Institute in June, 1878. He 
entered with the class at the customary time, and roomed 
with Sweetser during the last three years of the course, after 
rooming alone during freshman year. He was captain of 
Dunham for several years, and participated in other forms 
of athletics. In 1881 he was a substitute on the Varsity foot- 
ball team. Kappa Sigma Epsilon and Delta Kappa Epsilon 
were his societies. 

From 1882 to 1885 he was in the dry-goods business with 
Shipley, Doisy & Company of Cincinnati. In May, 1887, 
he joined Sechler & Company, Incorporated, wholesale car- 
riage-builders, 544 East Fifth Street, Cincinnati, and is now 
president as well as director in the company. He is an Epis- 
copalian, and a vestryman and treasurer of his church. He 
is a trustee of the Children's Home, a director of the Lodge 
& Shipley M. T. Company, of the Queen City Warehouse 
Company, and of the Highland Carriage Company; and is 
a member of the Queen City Club, the Cincinnati Golf Club, 
the University Club, the Country Club, and the Riding Club 
of Cincinnati. He has visited England and the Continent, 
Mexico, South America, and Cuba. 

On June 22, 1887, in Cincinnati, Shipley married Char- 
lotte Harries Goshorn, daughter of Seth Cutler Goshorn 
and Elizabeth Ann Cooper. The Goshorns were English 
and Dutch. Alfred T. Goshorn, an uncle of Mrs. Shipley, 
was a graduate of Marietta College (Ohio), and later di- 
rector of the Philadelphia ('76) Centennial Exposition. 
The Shipley children are two : Marguerita, born on June 13, 
1888, and Alfreda, born on August 27, 1893, both in Cin- 
cinnati. Marguerita was graduated in 19 10 at Bryn Mawr. 



She prepared at the Collins Doherty School in Cincinnati 
and the Misses Shipley's in Bryn Mawr. 

His business address is 538-544 East Fifth Street, and 
his residence is 356 Resor Avenue, Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio. 

* Levi Ives Shoemaker was the son of Lazarus Denison 
Shoemaker and Esther Wallace (Wadhams) Shoemaker. 
Shoemaker's father was a graduate of Yale in the class of 

Levi Ives Shoemaker 

1840, and there have been a number of ancestors or kinsmen 
who have received baccalaureate degrees. Some of them 
are: uncle, Charles Denison Shoemaker, Yale 1876; cousin, 
Robert Charles Shoemaker, Yale 1885; great-grandfather, 
Noah Wadhams, Princeton 1754, Yale M.A.; uncle, Calvin 



Wadhams, Princeton 1854; cousin, Dr. R. L. Wadhams, 

Princeton 1895; cousin, Samuel Wadhams, Dartmouth 
1875; cousin, Moses Wadhams, Dartmouth 1880; cousin, 
Ralph Wadhams, Amherst 1889. 

The Shoemakers were Dutch, having come over from 
Holland in 1660. Shoemaker's grandfather, Elijah Shoe- 
maker, married Elizabeth Denison of Luzerne County, 
Pennsylvania. Lazarus Denison Shoemaker, their son, re- 
ceived the degree of M.A., studied law, and became an 
attorney in Wilkes-Barre. He was born on November 5, 
1 8 19, at Forty Fort, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, and 
died on September 10, 1893, in Wilkes-Barre. Shoemaker's 
mother was the daughter of Samuel Wadhams and Clorinda 
Starr Catlin of Plymouth, Pennsylvania. She was born on 
December 13, 1826, in Plymouth, and died in Wilkes-Barre 
on August 4, 1889. Her ancestors came from England and 
settled in Wethersfield, Connecticut. 

Shoemaker was born on September 28, 1859, in Wilkes- 
Barre, where his early years were spent in private schools, 
and on January 1, 1877, he entered the Hopkins Grammar 
School, from which he was graduated in 1878. He roomed 
with Parke in freshman year, in sophomore year alone in 
West Divinity, and as a junior and senior in Farnam with 
J. F. Allen. In senior year he was president of the Hare 
and Hounds Club, and at graduation was on the senior 
promenade committee. He was a member of Kappa Sigma 
Epsilon, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and a graduate member of 
Wolf's Head. 

Medicine attracted him, and he received an M.D. from 
the University of Pennsylvania in 1886, and he attained no 
little distinction in his profession. He was a surgeon on the 
staff of the Wilkes-Barre City Hospital, consulting surgeon 
of the Mercy Hospital, physician for the Home for Friend- 
less Children and the United Charities in Wilkes-Barre, 
trustee of the State Hospital for the Insane at Danville, 



Pennsylvania, surgeon for the Pennsylvania Railroad and 
the Central Railroad of New Jersey, examiner for the 
Mutual Life Insurance Company and the Security Mutual 
Life Insurance Company of Binghamton and the Bankers' 
Life Insurance Company, a director of the Second National 
Bank and of the Wilkes-Barre Lace Manufacturing Com- 
pany, and a member of the Westmoreland Club, the Wyo- 
ming Valley Country Club, the Wyoming Historical and 
Genealogical Society, the Luzerne County Medical Society, 
the Pennsylvania State Medical Society, the American Medi- 
cal Association, and the American Academy of Medicine. 
He was a Republican. His European travel included three 
trips, in 1876, 1902, and 1909. 

On November 27, 1889, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, he 
married the sister of his classmate, Cornelia W. Scranton, 
daughter of Joseph H. Scranton and Cornelia Walker. 

In the summer of 1909 Shoemaker traveled extensively in 
Europe with his wife and sister, and about the middle of 
September went to Bad Nauheim to try the baths. He 
died there September 27 from an acute attack of the 
heart trouble from which he had suffered for several years, 
a disease that he had known to be incurable from the 
beginning. Its progress had compelled his gradual retire- 
ment from the practice of his profession at a time when a 
more than local success and reputation were assured. He 
was enthusiastic in his work, intensely ambitious, and was 
making good in the largest sense. Few even of those who 
knew him well realized how bitter the disappointment was. 
To such as understood and watched the course of events, he 
gave a most wonderful exhibition of pluck and courage in a 
fight against overwhelming odds. He never complained or 
whimpered. Always a manly man, he was never more so 
than in these last years. He was a fellow of earnest con- 
victions, wide in his sympathies, lovable and loyal to his 
friends. One who knew him intimately from prep-school 



days till the end can truthfully say he never heard him speak 
a cruel or even unkind word of any one. 

To him the loss of the success in his grasp seemed failure. 
Those who watched the way in which he played out as hard 
a game as can come to a man, how sweetly he accepted the 
inevitable and simply did the best he could as long as he 
could, felt it the most glorious success that could be achieved. 

He was a man who could ill be spared, and his going 
leaves a gap that for many can never be filled. 

* Charles Mather Sholes was the son of Charles H. 
Sholes and Emilie (Mather) Sholes. He was born in Bos- 

Charles Mather Sholes 

ton, Massachusetts, on March 6, 1859, and prepared for 
college at Andover, Massachusetts. He joined our class in 



sophomore year, being then a resident of Newport, New 
Hampshire. He roomed his first year on Chapel Street and 
during junior and senior years with M. S. Allen in Durfee. 
He was a member of the junior promenade committee. 

After graduation he settled in business in Oswego, Kan- 
sas, where he was a loan broker and notary public, and also 
a director in the First National Bank. 

On December 25, 1884, he married Anna Electa Tucker, 
and they had two sons, Hiram 2d, born on October 3, 1885, 
and William Mather, born on June 1, 1888. He died on 
August 7, 1889, at Oswego, from heart disease. This was 
brought on just after he left college, when he, with a friend, 
tramped through the White Mountains. 

Although he did not join the class until the beginning of 
sophomore year, he at once took a prominent place, and was 
held in the very highest regard by all. 

Edward Vernon Silver and Lewis Mann Silver are the 
twin sons of Charles Alexander Silver and Helen Lydia 
( Mann ) Silver. Charles Alexander Silver is a Brooklyn busi- 
ness man, the son of Alexander Simpson Silver and Jemima 
Peterson of Norwich, Vermont. The Silvers were originally 
Scotch, and came to this country to settle in Norwich. Our 
classmates' father was born there on August 21, 1821, was 
graduated from Norwich University with the degree of 
A.B. in 1 841, and has lived in Brooklyn since, as a merchant 
from 1 841 to 1865, and a real estate operator and builder 
from 1865 to the present time. His wife was born in Or- 
ford, New Hampshire, on October 28, 1823, the daughter 
of Nathaniel Mann and Mary Mason of Orford. The 
Mann ancestors came from Kent County, England, in 1634, 
and settled in Scituate, Massachusetts. Both the Silver and 
Mann family trees are full of ancestors with college edu- 



cations. A list of them would include the following: Rev. 
Samuel Mann, Harvard 1665; Rev. Cyrus Mann, Dart- 
mouth [806, great-uncle; Rev. Joel Mann, Dartmouth 

Edward Vernon Silver 

[810, great-uncle; lewis Mann, Dartmouth 1830, uncle; 
Charles A. Silver, Norwich University 1841, father; George 
Wilcox, Dartmouth i860, cousin; Leonard Wilcox, Dart- 
mouth 1863, cousin; Henry Mann Silver, Dartmouth 1872, 
brother; Herbert Wilcox, Yale 1898, cousin; Edward 
Hitchcock, Amherst 1899, cousin. 

Edward Silver was born on July 24, i860, in Brooklyn, 
New York. From 1869 to 1872 he attended the Juvenile 
High School, and from 1872 to 1875 the Polytechnic Insti- 
tute. For two years thereafter he was at St. Johnsbury 
Academy in Vermont, and for one year at Phillips Andover, 
and entered Yale with us in September, 1878. He roomed 



with his brother, on Chapel Street during freshman year, 
on Library Street during sophomore year, and in Farnam 
in junior and senior years. 

After graduation he entered Sheffield Scientific School, 
where he studied chemistry and kindred subjects for one 
year. In the fall of 1883 he entered the College of Physi- 
cians and Surgeons, New York City, and was graduated 
with the class of '85. After spending two years in Roose- 
velt Hospital, he went to Vienna, where he studied for one 
year. Returning to New York, he engaged in general prac- 
tice and in hospital work. In 1891 he removed to Salt Lake 
City, where he has since resided. He writes : 

"The beautiful location of this city, the broadstreets and the 
lofty mountains round about, appealed to me so strongly that 
I decided to remain and build up a practice in the Mormon 
capital. Murphy was then living here. During the eighteen 
years' residence here I have not once regretted my choice 
of this Western home. My professional duties have not 
been allowed to absorb all of my time. Church and Sunday- 
school work have been given all of the time I could spare. 
This has not been difficult, as I have no office hours on Sun- 
day. As an elder in the Third Presbyterian Church and 
superintendent of the Sunday-school, and, later, elder in the 
First Presbyterian Church and superintendent of the Sunday- 
school, I have had a diversion from professional duties and 
cares which has proven very helpful. As president of the 
Young Men's Christian Association for a number of years, 
I have been able to help a work which appeals to me very 

Silver was a member of the Salt Lake City Board of 
Health from 1894 to 1896 inclusive, and is a visiting physi- 
cian to St. Mark's Hospital. He is also an examiner for 
the following insurance companies: the New York Life, the 
Home Life, the Washington Life, the Equitable Life, the 
Mutual Life, and the Union Mutual Life. 


On April 3, 1901, in Salt Lake City, he married Bessie 
Larsen, daughter of O. and Martha Larsen. There are 
four children: Charles Alexander, born on January 29, 
1902; Kathryn Vernon, born on March 12, 1903; Virginia, 
born on October 13, 1904; and Edward Vernon, Jr., born 
on May 31, 1906, all in Salt Lake City. 

His business address is 9 and 10 Mercantile Block, and 
his residence is 902 East Second South Street, Salt Lake 
City, Utah. 

Lewis Mann Silver and Edward Vernon Silver are the 
twin sons of Charles Alexander Silver and Helen Lydia 

Lewis Mann Silver 

(Mann) Silver. For the antecedents of the former, see the 
biography of his brother Edward Silver, next preceding. 



Lewis Silver was born in Brooklyn on July 24, i860, and, 
like his twin brother, attended the Juvenile High School till 
1873, and the Polytechnic Institute from 1873 to 1875. He 
then, still with his brother, went to St. Johnsbury Academy in 
Vermont for two years, and afterward to Phillips Academy, 
Andover, Massachusetts. He entered Yale at the usual 
time, and roomed with his brother, as stated in our sketch of 

Having determined during his senior year to enter upon 
the study and practice of medicine, he matriculated at Belle- 
vue Medical College in New York City, and was graduated 
in March, 1885. After passing eighteen months in Bellevue 
Hospital he studied abroad in various cities and for six 
months was intern in the Frauenklinik, Munich, Germany, 
and then settled in New York, where he has since practised 
his profession. In 1889 he received an appointment as 
assistant demonstrator of anatomy in Bellevue Medical Col- 
lege. This he held until 1894. In 1891 he received ap- 
pointments as attending physician to the Demilt Dispensary, 
department of general medicine, and as attending physician 
to the Vanderbilt Clinic, department of children, which 
positions he still holds. 

"For the past five years," he writes, referring to the inter- 
val since the publication of our twenty-year book, "nothing 
very eventful has happened, and I have lived the even 
tenor of my way. Have enjoyed excellent health, which is 
something to be thankful for. In the summer of 1905 I 
took an extended trip through the West and along the Pa- 
cific coast and Alaska. Met Yale men all the way from the 
summits of White Pass, Alaska, to Los Angeles, California, 
and all glad to see some Yale friend from the East. At 
Seattle had a pleasant three days' visit with Clarence Smith 
at his summer home on Lake Washington. At Portland 
I called on Jefferds and found him but little changed, busy 
attending to the sick and afflicted. At Los Angeles I called 



on Richards, but did not find him at home. The trip ended 
with a pleasant visit with my brother at Salt Lake." 

Silver is a Republican politically, and an elder in the Rut- 
gers Presbyterian Church of New York City. He has written 
several professional articles for the Archives of Pediatrics. 
He is a member of the American Medical Association, the 
New York Academy of Medicine, the Society of Alumni of 
Bellevue Hospital, the County Medical Society of New 
York, the New York State Medical Association, the West 
End Medical Society, the New England Society of New 
York (life membership), and the New Hampshire Society 
of New York. 

On October 25, 1894, he married Roberta Shoemaker, 
at St. Stephen's Church in Philadelphia. Mrs. Silver is 
the daughter of Robert Shoemaker and Ann Summers. Her 
ancestors were Quakers, among them Benjamin Shoemaker, 
mayor of Philadelphia in 1743, 1 75 1 , and 1760, and his 
son, Samuel Shoemaker, who was also mayor in 1769 and 
1 77 1. There are three children: Helen Mann, born on 
September 28, 1895; Margaret Bird, born on March 25, 
1897; and Henry Mann, born on November 6. 1904, all in 
New York City. 

His address is 103 West Seventy-second Street, New York 

Clarence Austin Smith is the son of Eli Stone Smith and 
Eliza (Holbrook) Smith. The Smiths came from England 
early in the history of this country and settled in Milford, 
Connecticut. They were farmers mostly, and such was 
William Smith of Washington, Connecticut, who married 
Julia Stone of Middlebury, and became the grandfather of 
our classmate. His son, our classmate's father, was a manu- 
facturer, of Derby, Connecticut, who was born on June 24, 
1827, at Washington, and died in Seattle on May 2, 1902. 



His wife was born in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, on May i, 
1822, the daughter of Erasmus Holbrook of Sturbridge and 
Betsey Smith of Palmer, Massachusetts. She died on Sep- 

Clarence Austin Smith 

tember 9, 1890, in Derby. The Holbrook ancestors were 
Irish and came to America in 1700 or thereabouts to settle 
in Palmer. 

Smith was born on January 24, 1861, in Derby, Connecti- 
cut, attended the Derby public schools, and was graduated 
from the high school in 1877 ; passed the Yale examinations 
in that year, and could have entered with '81, but remained 
out a year, during which he devoted himself chiefly to music. 
During freshman year he roomed with E. Smith of Hart- 
ford in North Middle, in sophomore year with Scudder in 
Old Chapel, and in junior and senior years he shared a 
room in Farnam with Weaver. He was president of the 



Freshman Glee Club, and during freshman and sophomore 
years he played the organ at the George Street Methodist 
Church, and during part of junior and senior years he was 
organist in the Congregational Church in Branford. 

After graduation Smith taught for two years, and then 
entered the College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he 
took his degree in 1887. He then passed eighteen months 
in Bellevue Hospital, and thereafter went to Seattle, Wash- 
ington, where he has since resided and practised his pro- 
fession, with a short interval of life at Elizabeth, New Jer- 
sey, and Washington, District of Columbia. He writes: 

"After my return to Seattle in 1902 I was active in agi- 
tating the establishing of a medical library. As a feature of 
this work, with the aid of another physician, I began publish- 
ing a medical journal, Northwest Medicine, of which I have 
been editor-in-chief. In the summer of 1909 it was adopted 
as the official journal of the State Medical Associations of 
Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. It was doubled in size 
and is now accepted by the medical profession as the estab- 
lished and recognized organ of the profession of the Pacific 
Northwest. I was elected editor-in-chief of the new journal." 

Besides articles for his own magazine, Smith has pub- 
lished "A Study of Uretero-Cystostomy" in the American 
Journal of Obstetrics (1901), and "Cancer in the District 
of Columbia for Twenty Years" in American Medicine 
(February, 1902). Ele was a member of the Washington 
State Medical Examining Board from 1896 to 1898, and 
health officer of Seattle from 1897 to 1899. He is Re- 
publican in politics, and Congregational in religion, in which 
church he has been a trustee and deacon. He is a member 
of the American Medical Association, the Washington State 
Medical Association, the American Medical Editors' Asso- 
ciation, the Arcana Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of 
Seattle, the University Club of Seattle, the Seattle Athletic 
Club, and the Kings County Medical Society. Of the last- 



named he was president in 1898, and was president of his 
State Medical Association 1908-09. 

Smith married Susan Selden Chichester on July 2, 1890, 
in Geneseo, New York. Mrs. Smith is the daughter of 
Darwin Chichester (Union College 1840) and Caroline 
Elizabeth Chapin. Her grandfather, Moses Chapin, was 
graduated from Yale in 181 1 ; her great-grandfather, Levi 
Ward, M.D., was graduated from Yale about 1789, and 
had been married and began practising medicine before he 
was twenty-one; her maternal uncle, Henry B. Chapin, was 
Yale 1847; an d her cousin, Professor Charles H. Smith, 
was Yale 1865. There are four children: Eunice Wakelee, 
born on April 13, 1891; Austin Chichester, born on 
April 22, 1893; Harriet Holbrook, born on May 17, 
1897; and Dwight Chichester, born on October 31, 1900, 
the first three in Seattle, and the fourth in Elizabeth, New 
Jersey. Eunice graduated in the class of 1909 from the 
Seattle High School, and is now a member of the class of 
1913 at Mount Holyoke. Austin is in the class of 191 1 at 
the Seattle High School, preparing for Yale. 

His business address is 407 Marion Building, and his 
residence is 1305 East Mercer Street, Seattle, Washington. 

* Frank Hiram Snell was the son of Dr. Hiram Morti- 
mer Snell and Amanda (Sibley) Snell. His father was a 
surgeon in the Civil War, and died in 1863. His mother 
afterward married Edward Clark Dean. 

Snell was born at Armada, about thirty-five miles north- 
east of Detroit, Michigan, on March 4, 1861. He spent 
his youth in Washington, District of Columbia, and entered 
college from the Emerson Institute of that city. He roomed 
in freshman year on Crown Street, sophomore year with 
Morrison in South Middle, and in junior and senior years 



with Weed in Durfee. He was a member of the senior 

class supper committee and took a prominent part in "Peni- 
keese" and other college theatricals. I le was a member of 
Delta Kappa and Psi Upsilon. 

After graduation he was in the employ of and afterward 

Frank Hiram Snell 

partner in the firm of Albright & Company, Western and 
Southern sales agents of the Philadelphia & Reading Coal & 
Iron Company of Buffalo, New York. In 1894 he retired 
from the firm and resided for a time in Washington, where 
he completed his law studies (begun in the office of the 
Hon. William S. Bissell, Yale 1869, in Buffalo) in Colum- 
bian (now George Washington) University, being gradu- 
ated in 1900. He was admitted to the bar, but did not 
practise. Later he removed to New Haven, Connecticut, 
where he was general manager and, since 1 901, president of 


the Hygienic Ice Company. Snell died of heart disease at 
the home of his mother at Washington, District of Colum- 
bia, on November 8, 1904, at the age of forty-three. 

On October 16, 1900, in New Haven, he married Isabelle 
Cromwell, daughter of Samuel Cromwell, a Maine farmer 
and soldier in the Civil War, and Hannah Colby. She sur- 
vives him without children. 

Henry Speke Snyder is the son of Jesse Snyder and Eliza- 
beth (Glenn) Snyder. He is German on his father's side 

Henry Speke Snyder 

and Scotch on his mother's. His father was a Philadelphia 
teamster and farm-hand. His mother died in Williamsburg, 
Massachusetts, in 1895. 



Snyder was born in Philadelphia on October 9, [852. He 
lived in Mechanicsville, Tacony, Holmesburg, Huntingdon 
Valley, Readingville, Somerton, Millersville, and several 
other towns in Pennsylvania. "Like gipsies, we moved 
about every two years," he writes. "From four years of 
age until eleven years I attended fourteen different public 
schools. At eleven years I was bound out to a farmer for 
my 'victuals and clothes' until I was sixteen years of age. 
On the farm I studied alone at nights." He was graduated 
from the Millersville State Normal School, and taught there 
for four years. Entering college with the class, he kept 
house with his aged mother and supported her during the 
four years of his course. He took a sophomore prize in 
English composition, and a junior prize in speaking. 

He was graduated from the Yale Theological School and 
ordained in the ministry in 1885, and has been a Congrega- 
tional clergyman since that time. He writes: 

''After graduation I took a parish at Northford, Connec- 
ticut, and also took a post-graduate course of one year in 
the Theological Seminary. I was called from Northford, 
in 1888, to Williamsburg, Massachusetts. There I remained 
nine years. From there I went to Weymouth, Massachu- 
setts, and served for four years. Then I stopped a year for 
rest from labor, but I supplied several pulpits in this State 
during that time. I preached on the island of Nantucket for 
three months during the summer vacation. After about 
seven years' service at Gilbertville, Massachusetts, I am 
entering upon the second year of my ministry at Chicopee, 

"I delight in the work I have chosen. I should select the 
same profession if I had the privilege of choosing a second 
time. The gospel is to me 'the power of God unto salva- 
tion.' I think I get more good from it than my hearers do. 
Nevertheless, I feel that my labors have not been entirely 
devoid of fruit. Even a humble minister's influence, or any 


other man's, if he be a Christian, cannot be measured by 
dollars or books." 

Politically Snyder is a Republican, with a lively sympathy 
for the Prohibition movement. 

On July 9, 1883, he married Maria Louise Bradley of 
New Haven, Connecticut, daughter of Charles Leeman 
Bradley and Myra Elizabeth Pratt. Mrs. Snyder is of 
English ancestry. The children are : Elizabeth Glenn, born 
on April 24, 1884, in New Haven, Connecticut; Marian 
Louise, born on June 14, 1886, in Northford, Connecticut; 
Henry Rossiter, born on December 17, 1888, in Williams- 
burg, Massachusetts; and Justine Pratt, born on March 12, 
1892, also in Williamsburg. The eldest girl, Elizabeth 
Glenn Snyder, prepared for college at the Weymouth 
(Massachusetts) High School and attended Boston Uni- 
versity. She married Gleason L. Archer, dean of Suffolk 
School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts, on October 6, 1906. 
The son, Henry, was graduated from Ware High School in 
the class of 1907, and is now in his third year in the Massa- 
chusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. 

His address is 302 Chicopee Street, Chicopee, Massa- 

Charles Stillman is the son of Charles Stillman and 
Elizabeth P. (Goodrich) Stillman. Charles Stillman, Sr., 
was born on November 4, 18 10, at W T ethersfield, Connecti- 
cut, but spent most of his life at Matamoras, Mexico, and 
Brownsville, Texas, after being graduated from the Weth- 
ersfield Academy. He was a merchant, and died in New 
York City on November 16, 1875. His family was of 
English origin, his ancestors coming to this country in 1685 
from Steeple Ashton, England, and settling at Hadley, 
Massachusetts. Mrs. Stillman was born on August 27, 
1828, also at Wethersfield, Connecticut, where she spent her 



early life, and died in New York in February, 1910. Her 
family was also of English origin. Two of Stillman's grand- 
uncles were college graduates, and one of his uncles was a 
graduate of Yale '53. 

Stillman was horn on May 22, 1857, at Port Richmond, 

Charles Stillman 

Staten Island, and has lived in New York City since early 
hoyhood. He was prepared for college at Greylock Insti- 
tute in South Williamstown, Massachusetts, where he spent 
two years, planning to enter the class of '80 at Williams Col- 
lege. His health failed, however, and he entered the class 
of \8 1 at Amherst, but in the fall of 1878 entered the class 
of '82 at Yale at the beginning of freshman year. During 
his college course he roomed alone on Crown Street in fresh- 
man year, in sophomore year also alone in West Divinity, 
and in junior and senior years with Tracy Waller, first in 



Farnam and later in Durfee. He was a member of the 
Dunham Boat Club, the Yale Yacht Club, the Yale Univer- 
sity Club, Delta Kappa, and Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

After leaving college he began his business career with 
Woodward & Stillman, general commission merchants in 
New York City, and was admitted to the firm in 1889. He 
is still a member thereof, and actively interested in the busi- 
ness. He became a member of the Seventh Regiment, Na- 
tional Guard of New York, with which he remained for the 
full term of his enlistment. Stillman is a member of many 
clubs, including the University, the Metropolitan, the Rid- 
ing and Driving, the Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht Club, 
the New York Yacht Club, the Down Town Association, 
the Merchants' Association, and the Yale Club. He is also 
a member of the Chamber of Commerce and the New York 
Cotton Exchange, and is actively interested in many chari- 
table organizations, including the New York Kindergarten 
Association, the New York Association for Improving the 
Condition of the Blind, and the Children's Aid Society. He 
has traveled extensively both abroad and in this country 
prior to and since entering college. 

He has never married. 

His business address is 16 William Street, and his resi- 
dence is 21 West Forty-eighth Street, New York City. 

Charles Bigelow Storrs is the son of Henry Martyn 
Storrs and Catherine (Hitchcock) Storrs. Henry Martyn 
Storrs, D.D., LL.D., was born at Ravenna, Ohio, on Jan- 
uary 20, 1827, graduated from Amherst College in 1846, 
and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1851, and lived 
at various times in Braintree and Lawrence, Massachusetts; 
Cincinnati, Ohio; Brooklyn and New York City; and 
Orange, New Jersey. His service in the ministry extended 



over more than forty years, and was only terminated by his 
death, at Orange, on December i, 1894. Storrs' paternal 
grandparents were Charles Backus Storrs, horn at Long- 

Charles Bigelow Storrs 

meadow, Massachusetts, and afterward president of West- 
ern Reserve College, and Vashti Maria Pierson of Avon, 
New York. The Storrs ancestors came from England in 
1663 to settle at Barnstable, Massachusetts. On his moth- 
er's side Storrs is also English, the ancestors having be- 
longed to the New Haven, Connecticut, group who came 
over in 1644. His maternal grandparents were Edward 
Hitchcock, president of Amherst College, and Orra White 
of Amherst, Massachusetts. Their daughter, born in Am- 
herst on March 16, 1826, was our classmate's mother. She 
died in Orange, New Jersey, April 10, 1895. 

Storrs was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, August 23, 1859. 



When eight years of age he moved to Brooklyn, and at fif- 
teen went to Germany and Switzerland for two years. From 
1 87 1 to 1873 he was in the Brooklyn Polytechnic, and in 
1877-78 he attended Williston Seminary, and was gradu- 
ated in the latter year. For the first two years in college he 
roomed with Hebard, and for the second two with Whitney. 
Fie was on the freshman nine and crew; he rowed four years 
on the Varsity crew, and for three years was on the 'varsity 
football team. In both first and second terms in sophomore 
year he won one of the first prizes in English composition. 
At the Junior Exhibition he divided the first prize with 
Bruce. He was one of the senior editors of the Courant, 
was awarded the Scott German prize, and was class orator 
on presentation day. 

After graduation, in the fall of 1882, he entered upon 
the study of law at the Columbia Law School in New York 
City; he also taught Latin and Greek in a private school in 
New York City from September, 1882, to June, 1883. After 
that he was a clerk in the law firm of McFarland, Reynolds 
& Lowrie until he graduated from the Law School in May, 
1 8 84. He was admitted to the New York bar in June, 1 8 84, 
and then became a clerk in the law firm of Chamberlin, 
Carter & Hornblower, where he remained until the late 
autumn of 1885, when he was appointed professor of Anglo- 
American law in the University of Tokio, Japan. In 1889 
he returned to New York and resumed the general practice 
of law. In 1894 and 1895 he was a member of the New 
Jersey Legislature, being leader of the majority in the 
Assembly in 1895. He became a member of the New Jersey 
bar in 1894, was appointed judge of the District Court of 
Orange in 1896, and was reappointed in 1901, his term of 
office ending in 1906. In 1900 he was elected president of 
the Orange Savings Bank, and still holds that office. He is 
also engaged in the general practice of law in Orange. In 
religion he is a Presbyterian, in politics a Republican. In 



addition to his Japanese experience he has seen Europe, hav- 
ing been abroad, as before stated, in 1874-76, and again in 


On December 15, 1897, in Orange, New Jersey, he mar- 
ried Gertrude Cleveland, daughter of George Cleveland 
and Susan Cory. They have one child, Cleveland Hitch- 
cock, who was born on May 10, 1900. 

His business address is 230 Main Street, and his residence 
is 333 Lincoln Avenue, Orange, New Jersey. 

Howard Peck Sweetser is the son of J. Howard Sweetser 
and Lucy Cornelia (Peck) Sweetser. J. Howard Sweetser 

was an Amherst graduate in the class of 1857 and a whole- 
sale dry-goods merchant in New York City. He was born 



in Amherst on March 2, 1835, and died in New York City 
in March, 1904. His parents were Luke Sweetser of Am- 
herst and Abby Munsell, and his ancestors came to this coun- 
try from England to settle in Massachusetts. His wife was 
the daughter of Wyllys Peck and Jeanette Ailing of New 
Haven. Her ancestors also came from England, but settled 
in Connecticut. She died in New York City on September 
3, 1906. 

Sweetser was born on August 23, 1861, in New York 
City. At the end of four years he went to Elizabeth, New 
Jersey, where he lived from 1865 to 1876. Dr. Pingree's 
School in Elizabeth was charged with his education from 
1 87 1 to 1876, and then he attended the Columbia Grammar 
School in New York City for a year, and Everson's School 
for another. During freshman year he roomed alone on 
High Street, in sophomore year in South Middle with Ship- 
ley, and in the last two years with the same roommate in 
Durfee. He rowed in the Dunham Club, ran in the hun- 
dred-yard race in the senior games, winning the first heat, 
and was a member of Delta Kappa and Psi Upsilon. 

From 1882 to 1904 he was a wholesale dry-goods mer- 
chant with his father's firm, Sweetser, Pembrook & Com- 
pany. This firm was incorporated in 1902, and Sweetser 
was successively treasurer, first vice-president, and president 
thereof. His church-membership is in the Broadway Taber- 
nacle, and he belongs to the University, the Lotos, the 
Reform, the New York Athletic, the Atlantic Yacht, the 
American Yacht, the New Rochelle Yacht, the St. Andrew's 
Golf, the Storm King, and the Ardsley clubs. He has vis- 
ited Europe many times. 

He is unmarried. 

His business address is 25 Broad Street, and his residence 
is 171 West Seventy-first Street, New York City. 



Bernard Turin; is the son of Lazarus Titche and Betty 

(Haas) Titche. Lazarus Titche was born January 30, 
1829, at Venningen, Bavaria, but spent most of his life in 

Bernard Titche 

Louisiana, where he was a merchant, and died at Rayville, 
Louisiana, on July 27, 1894. Mrs. Titche was born at 
Ruelzheim, Bavaria, on June 26, 1829, where she spent her 
early life until her marriage, and is now living at Dallas, 
Texas, with one of her sons. A number of Titche's cousins 
are graduates of German universities and are practising law- 
yers or physicians, but he himself is the only college gradu- 
ate of his immediate family. 

Titche was born on December 31, 1858, at Winnsboro, 
Louisiana, and there resided until 1870. He lived in New 
Orleans until 1876, in Port Gibson, Missouri, for one year, 
and then again in New Orleans. He prepared for college 



at the Boys' High School in New Orleans, being graduated 
in 1876, and then at Hopkins Grammar School in New 
Haven, where he was graduated in 1878, and entered the 
class in freshman year. During that year he roomed with 
Selden Bacon on York Street, and thereafter with Curtis in 
North Middle during sophomore year, and in Farnam dur- 
ing junior and senior years. He took the Berkeley premium 
Latin composition second prize, the Kappa Sigma Epsilon 
English composition second prize, and the second prize for 
English composition in sophomore year. He was likewise 
one of the commencement orators, his subject being "The 
Sympathy of Nature." He was a member of Kappa Sigma 

After leaving college Titche studied law in the office of 
Gibson & Hall, New Orleans, Mr. Gibson being United 
States Senator from Louisiana and a graduate of Yale in the 
class of '53. He was admitted to the bar in 1884, and has 
since practised his profession continuously in New Orleans. 
He writes : 

"My personal and professional history is without inci- 
dent of any kind that would particularly interest my fellow 
members of '82, keenly interesting and exciting as have been 
to me many of the legal contests in which I have partici- 
pated. While I must regretfully confess that I have done 
nothing that will add luster to the name of Yale, my life as 
lawyer and citizen has not been without success— success 
proportionate to my merits and efforts." 

While a Democrat, Titche has never held nor sought 
office. He is a member of the Chess, Checkers and W T hist 
Club, the Young Men's Gymnastic Club, the Choctaw 
Club, the Louisiana Historical Society, the Louisiana Bar 
Association, the Commercial Law League, and the Louisiana 
Yale Alumni Association. 

Titche married on June 18, 1890, Fanny Kaufman of 
New Orleans, Louisiana, daughter of Leon Kaufman and 



Pauline Dalsheimer, and has one child, Bernard Titche, Jr., 
born on January 16, 1895. 

His business address is 401 Cora Building, and his resi- 
dence is 1929 Napoleon Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana. 

William GRANDIN Vought is the son of John Henry 
Vought and Anna Maria (Webster) Vought. John Henry 
Vought was born on February 13, 1825, at Mendon, New 

William Grandin Vought 

York. He spent most of his life in Buffalo, where he was a 
grain and commission merchant, and died in that city on 
November 4, 1882. His father was Abraham Vought of 
Duanesburg, New York, and his mother Ruth Voorhees 
of Florida, New York. His father's family was of German 
origin, having come to this country from Germany in 1708 



and settled in New York City. Vought's mother was born 
on October 16, 1827, and spent her early life in Brooklyn. 
She was the daughter of Hosea Webster of Brooklyn and 
Maria Buell of Litchfield, Connecticut. Her family was 
of English origin. 

Vought was born on May 14, i860, at Buffalo, where he 
lived until he went to Yale. He prepared for college at the 
State Normal School under Professor H. B. Buckham and 
Professor William B. Wright. He entered Yale with the 
class in September, 1878. In freshman year he roomed 
alone, in sophomore year with Van Kirk in South Middle, 
in junior year with Barnes and Foster in Durfee, and in 
senior year with Foster in Durfee. He was a member of 
Psi Upsilon and of the Yale University Club. 

Vought was in the banking business for twenty years. Fie 
writes : 

"From graduation to 1884 I was not actively engaged in 
business. After the death of my father, in 1882, I was con- 
nected with the Anchor Line Transit Company of Philadel- 
phia and Buffalo for one year. Then I became connected 
with the Manufacturers' and Traders' Bank of Buffalo as 
corresponding clerk. I remained with them in various ca- 
pacities for twenty years, finally ending as manager of the 
safe-deposit department. I resigned from that position in 
March, 1906. From March, 1906, to November, 1906, I 
tried to be a gentleman farmer on my place in East Aurora, 
with some degree of success. November, 1906, I went to 
Spring Hope, North Carolina, for the Montgomery Lum- 
ber Company of Buffalo, and stayed there until January, 
1907, when I went to Suffolk, Virginia, for the same com- 
pany. The F. F. V.'s and the climate proved my undoing, 
and I came back to East Aurora in March, 1907, with a few 
relics of the climate in the way of a cough, bronchitis, etc. 
March 25 I went with J. R. Heintz & Company, stock- 
brokers of Buffalo, and was with them until July 1, 1909. 



Since then I have associated myself with my brother, J. H. 
Vought, Shell. 1893, in the manufacture and sale of the best 
shaking and dumping grate-bar on the market. It 's a 
dandy! My life for twenty-five years has been even and 
uneventful — no great successes; above all, no great sorrows, 
and not enough disappointments to hurt any one. I am 
scratching along, trying to be as good as I know how, with a 
good wife, three good boys, a contented spirit, and a hope 
that I shall be able to do my duty in that state of life to 
which it has pleased God to call me." 

He was major and commissary of the Eighth Brigade of 
the National Guard of the State of New York for about 
five years. He is a member of the Buffalo, Saturn, Univer- 
sity, and Kllicott clubs of Buffalo, and was for three years 
treasurer of the Buffalo Club. 

June 19, 1888, Vought married Natalie Blackmar Stern- 
berg, daughter of Charles Fordyce Sternberg and Mary 
Augusta Blackmar, in Buffalo, New York. They have three 
children: Grandin S., born on June 20, 1889; John Henry, 
born on July 3, 1892; and Schuyler Verplanck, born on 
March 16, 1894, all in Buffalo. 

His business address is 827 White Building, Buffalo, and 
his residence is East Aurora, Erie County, New York. 

Tracy Waller is the son of Thomas McDonald Waller 
and Charlotte (Bishop) Waller. His father was governor 
of the State of Connecticut in 1883-85, received the degree 
of M.A. from Yale, and is still living. His mother died on 
January 9, 19 10. 

Waller was born in New London, Connecticut, January 6, 
1862, and passed his early life in that city, preparing for col- 
lege at Bulkeley School. He roomed the first two years with 
C. B. Graves, and during junior and senior years he roomed 
with Stillman, first in Farnam and afterward in Durfee. 



Under head of athletics he writes : "Trained for a single 
scull race with three classmates on Lake Whitney, but we 
all trained down to too fine a point, so there was no race. 

Tracy Waller 

Also umpired a baseball game for one inning, to the general 
dissatisfaction of all concerned." He was a member of 
Gamma Nu and Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

i\.fter leaving college he studied law in his father's office 
in New London, was admitted to the bar, and became a 
member of the firm of T. M. & T. Waller. During the 
period when Governor Waller was United States Consul 
in London, England, Waller was in partnership with John 
A. Tibbits, and later became the senior member of the firm 
of Waller & Waller, his partner being his brother. He was 
for one term prosecuting attorney, and for one term corpo- 
ration counsel, of the city of New London, and was also 



brigade judge-advocate, Connecticut National Guard, with 
the rank of major. Desiring a change, he associated himself 
with Patterson, a graduate of the Yale Law School and a 
former member of the Vale University Crew, and together 
they located in New Orleans, where they opened an office 
for the practice of law. Patterson felt the call of religious 
work, affiliated with the Salvation Army, and later became 
a minister of the gospel. Thus left alone, Waller wandered 
to Kansas, where he became associated with our classmate 
Sholes in the lumber business; but his eyes were fixed on the 
still farther West, and he moved to San Francisco. Wan- 
derlust claimed him, and feeling the call of the sea, he in- 
dulged in a whaling voyage of eight months up to and 
beyond Alaska. He returned to San Francisco and then to 
New London, and once more associated himself in the prac- 
tice of his profession with his father and brother. Together 
they inaugurated and were chiefly instrumental in the suc- 
cessful development of the New London seashore resort, 
Ocean Beach. At present he is practising law in New 

He has never married. 

His business address is 38 Main Street, and his residence 
is Mohican Hotel, New London. 

* DANIEL B. Weaver was born in Lancaster County, Penn- 
sylvania, on August 25, 1859. In college he roomed in 
freshman year on High Street, in sophomore year with 
Blumley in Old Chapel, and the last two years with Smith in 
Farnam. He was a member of Gamma Nu. 

He was graduated from the Medical School of the Uni- 
versity of Pennsylvania, and received his degree of M.D. in 
1885. He practised at Lancaster, Pennsylvania, until the 
spring of 1890, when he removed to Salida, Colorado, for 

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his health. He died there of pulmonary tuberculosis on 
September 17, 1891. He was visiting physician and micro- 
scopist to St. Joseph's Hospital, and lecturer on anatomy, 

Daniel B. Weaver 

physiology, and histology in Franklin and Marshall College, 
Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 

On October 20, 1885, he married Elizabeth A. White at 
Philadelphia. They had one daughter, Rebecca W., born 
on July 28, 1886. 

Those who knew him well appreciated his sterling quali- 
ties; they were such as make men valuable in whatever com- 
munity their life-work may be placed, and we cannot but 
regret that his was thus early ended when it had scarcely 



Edward Odell Weed is the son of the Rev. Dr. Levi Ste- 
vens Weed and Caroline A. (Stephenson) Weed. Dr. Weed 
was horn on May 29, 1 S24, at Darien, Connecticut, hut spent 

Edward Odell Weed 

most of his life in the city of New York, and died in Brook- 
lyn on June 14, 1882. His family was of Dutch origin, his 
ancestors coming to this country from Holland and settling 
in Connecticut in 1635. Weed's mother was born at Cox- 
sackie, New York, on October 27, 1827, and died in Jersey 
City on December 17, 1880. Her father's family was of 
English origin, having come from England in 1803 and set- 
tled at Kinderhook, New York; her mother's family was 
among the early settlers of New York State. 

Weed was born on September 27, i860, at Stamford, 
Connecticut, and prepared for college at St. Matthew's 
Academy, New York, and at the Hopkins Grammar School 



in New Haven, and entered the class at the beginning of 
freshman year. In sophomore year he roomed with Phelps 
in South Middle, and in junior and senior years with Snell 
in Durfee. He was a member of Kappa Sigma Epsilon and 
Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

After graduation Weed was made secretary of the Cres- 
cent Watch Case Company, which was located at first in 
Chicago, Illinois, and subsequently in Brooklyn, New York. 
In 1887, however, he resigned his office in that company and 
returned to Chicago, and became the treasurer of the Silver 
Creek & Morris Coal Company, thus again coming into in- 
timate relations with his old roommate Snell, who was one 
of the organizers of that concern. In 1894 the Philadelphia 
& Reading Coal & Iron Company absorbed the Silver Creek 
& Morris Coal Company. Weed thereupon moved to Cali- 
fornia, where he purchased a ranch at Gardena, then eight 
miles south, but now included in the boundaries of Los 
Angeles City. His land has irrigation rights and is highly 
productive and of large present and larger prospective 
value, walnuts and alfalfa being his crop. While Weed and 
his family still reside on the ranch, he does not give its oper- 
ation his personal attention, as of recent years his time has 
been largely occupied with the duties connected with his 
official position, that of chief deputy county assessor of Los 
Angeles County. 

He married at Chicago, Illinois, on September 27, 1884, 
Emma Christie Ramsey, who was born in Knoxville, Ten- 
nessee, the daughter of Dr. Frank A. Ramsey and Ann M. 
Breck. Mrs. Weed's family is of Scotch and English de- 
scent, her ancestors having been early settlers in Abingdon, 
Virginia. They have one child, a daughter, Helen B. Weed, 
who was born at Brooklyn, New York, on October 26, 1886, 
and was married on November 17, 1909. 

His address is Gardena, California. 



Archibald Ashley Welch is the son of Henry K. \V. 

Welch and Susan L. (Goodwin) Welch. His father was a 
Yale graduate in 1842, and later a lawyer in I [artford. I 1c 

Archibald Ashlev Welch 

was the son of Dr. Archibald Welch of Wethersfield, Con- 
necticut, and was born on January 1, 1821, at Mansfield, 
Connecticut, and died on November 25, 1870. Welch's 
mother was born on March 31, 1834, at Hartford, Connec- 
ticut, the daughter of Edward Goodwin and Elizabeth Amy 
Eewis, and died on August 16, 1904. James Welch of 
Swansea was the iirst Welch ancestor in this country. He 
married Mercy Sabin in 1683 and became the father of 
Thomas Welch in 1695. Thomas' son, Daniel Welch, born 
in 1 726 and a graduate of Yale in 1 749, was our classmate's 
great-great-grandfather. Other relatives at Yale, with their 
kinship, were: Moses Cook Welch, Yale 1772, great-grand- 



father; Archibald Welch, born 1794, Yale honorary M.A. 
1836, grandfather; Henry K. W. Welch, Yale 1842, father; 
Moses Cook Welch, Yale 1850, uncle; Lewis S. Welch, Yale 
1889, brother; Edward Goodwin, Yale 1823, grandfather; 
Sheldon Goodwin, Yale 1858, uncle. 

With four generations in Yale behind him, it was inevi- 
table that Welch, after being born in Hartford on October 
6, 1859, and educated in the Hartford schools, and gradu- 
ated from the Hartford High School in 1878, should enter 
the same college. During freshman year he roomed with 
Morris, and in sophomore and junior years with Emmet S. 
Williams. He was a member of the junior promenade com- 
mittee, of Delta Kappa, He Boule, and Delta Kappa Epsi- 
lon, the Freshman Glee Club, and the college chapel choir. 
He is also a graduate member of Wolf's Head. 

At the end of junior year he was obliged to leave college, 
and went immediately into the actuarial department of the 
Travelers' Insurance Company, expecting to take that sim- 
ply as a temporary makeshift until he should have the oppor- 
tunity to study law. He studied law, as well as the principles 
of actuarial science, during the first year. He remained 
with the Travelers' Insurance Company for nine years, and 
in July, 1900, he was appointed actuary of the Phoenix Mu- 
tual Life Insurance Company, which had just been made a 
purely mutual company by a special act of the Legislature. 
He became actuary and assistant secretary for the company 
in January, 1903, and second vice-president and actuary in 
December, 1904, which last offices he now holds. He was 
appointed chairman of a committee of actuaries from the 
various companies to appear at the public hearing in Albany 
on the so-called Armstrong Bill, which was the result of the 
investigations into life-insurance companies carried on by 
Mr. (now Justice) Hughes. As such chairman, he, with 
one other representative of life-insurance interests, was 
called in conference by the Armstrong Committee in its final 


remodeling of the bill. Since that time he has been called 
in conference, both in Washington and elsewhere, on new- 
legislation incorporating advanced ideals for life-insurance. 
In the winter of 1890-91, by special permission of the 
faculty, he took the senior course, studying at home, and 
passed the regular examinations for the degree in June. 
[891, when the faculty gave him his diploma with enrol- 
ment in his old class of '82. He writes : 

"No work that 1 have engaged in since I left Xew Haven 
has given me greater return than that winter's study which 
placed me on the rolls of Yale '82.'' 

I lis only political work has been in connection with the 
high school, which is under the control of a bi-partizan com- 
mittee of five, elected annually. For ten years he has served 
on this committee, and for eight years has acted as its chair- 
man. Welch became a member of the Actuarial Society of 
America in 1890, was its treasurer for many years, and is 
now vice-president. He was one of the organizers of the 
course of insurance at Yale, and still continues to lecture in 
that department. He has contributed various articles to 
the publications of the Actuarial Society. In politics he is a 
Republican. He is secretary of the American School for the 
Deaf, has served as president of the Yale Alumni Associa- 
tion of Hartford, is president of the Hartford Philhar- 
monic Society, and a member of the Hartford Club, the 
Hartford Golf Club, the Country Club of Farmington, the 
Yale Club of New York, the Graduates' Club of New 
Haven, the University Club of Hartford, and various chari- 
table associations. In 1904 he made a trip through Eng- 
land, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Holland. 

On October 24, 1899, in Hartford, he married Ellen 
Bunce, daughter of James M. Bunce and Elizabeth Chester. 

His business address is Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance 
Company, and his residence is 21 Woodland Street, Hart- 
ford, Connecticut. 



Martin Welles is the son of Roger Welles and Mercy 
Delano (Aikin) Welles. His father was a Yale graduate 
in the class of 1851. He was born in Newington, Connecti- 

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Martin Welles 

cut, on March 7, 1829, and spent most of his life in that 
town in the practice of the law, and died there on May 15, 
1904. His parents were Roger W T elles and Electa Stanley, 
both of Newington. His family was of English origin, and 
came here in 1636 to settle in Hartford, Connecticut. 
Welles' mother was born on August 31, 1832, the daughter 
of Lemuel Aikin of Fairhaven, Massachusetts. The Aikin 
ancestors were early settlers of Nantucket. 

Welles was born on April 15, 1859, in Henderson, Min- 
nesota, lived there for one year and in Newington many 
years, attending the Hartford High School from 1874 to 
1878, and was graduated from that institution and entered 


Yale in 1S78 with '82. In freshman year he roomed in 

North Middle with Seymour, in sophomore year he roomed 
in North, and in junior and senior years in Farnam with 
Rice. He was on the class-picture committee, and a mem- 
ber of Sigma Epsilon. 

After graduation Welles received an appointment in Sep- 
tember, 1882, as examiner in the old war division of the 
Pension Office, Department of the Interior, at Washington. 
While there, he studied law at the Columbian University; 
received his LL.B. in 1884, and an M.L. in 1885; an d was 
admitted to the bar in 1886. In April of that year he re- 
signed and became connected with the Title Guarantee & 
Trust Company of New York City. About this time he 
began living in Westfield, New Jersey. He served as mem- 
ber and president of the Board of Education for a number 
of years, was a member of the Council or governing board 
of the town, and was treasurer of the town and presiding 
officer of the Council at one time. He was secretary and 
director of the Westfield Land & Improvement Company, 
a director of the Westfield Building and Loan Association 
and of the Westfield Trust Company, a member of various 
social, charitable, and philanthropic organizations, and an 
officer of the Congregational Church. Politically he is a 
Republican. His connection with the Title Guarantee & 
Trust Company continued until 1893, when he accepted an 
offer from the Bond & Mortgage Guarantee Company of 
New York to become its assistant secretary. Later he was 
elected treasurer and fourth vice-president. In April, 1906, 
on account of continued ill health, he resigned, and, taking his 
family with him, left for Europe. From Venice he wrote in 
1907 : "We expect to return to the United States in August. 
I plan then to go to the Pacific slope, where the climate 
will be more beneficial than that of New York." On return- 
ing to this country, however, he changed his plans, and he is 
now living in Hartford, Connecticut, where he is vice-presi- 


dent and director of the Connecticut River Banking Com- 
pany. He is also treasurer and director of the Dwight Slate 
Machine Company of Hartford. In a previous trip to 
Europe in 1900, Welles visited a half-dozen of the best- 
known countries of that continent, and in 1906-07 he re- 
visited them and others with his family. 

His wife is Mary Amelia Patton, daughter of William 
W. Patton, New York University '39, and Mary B. Smith. 
The marriage took place on June 12, 1888, in Washington, 
District of Columbia. There have been five children, all 
born in Westfield: Martin Rice, born on March 2, 1889, 
died on August 5, 1 895 ; Carolyn Aikin, born on January 2 1 , 
1892; Margaret Stanley, born on June 9, 1894; Mary Pat- 
ton, born on November 29, 1897; and Roger Patton, born 
on June 1, 1901. 

His business address is care of the Connecticut River 
Banking Company, and his residence is 14 Marshall Street, 
Hartford, Connecticut. 

John Lewis Wells is the son of Samuel J. Wells and Anna 
(Collin) Wells. Samuel J. Wells was born in New Hart- 
ford, New York, on February 22, 1830, was educated at 
Homer Academy, Homer, New York, and was engaged in 
business till his death on November 18, 1906. His parents 
were James Wells and Amelia Lewis of New Hartford, and 
his ancestors came from England in 1650 and settled in 
Hartford, Connecticut. Wells' mother was born in Fay- 
etteville, New York, on October 14, 1829, the daughter of 
David Collin of Fayetteville and Anna Smith of Hillsdale, 
Dutchess County, New York. The mother's family was of 
French Huguenot extraction and came from France in 1680 
to settle in New London, Connecticut. Wells had the fol- 
lowing kinsmen who were graduated from college : brothers : 


D. Collin Wells, Vale 1880; P. I. Wells, Yale [885; sister: 
Anna S. Wells, Smith 1893; cousins: Sylvester Gardner, 
I [amilton 1871 ; Collin Armstrong, Amherst [873; Roswell 

John Lewis Wells 

Collin, Williams 1872; William Gardner, Trinity 1885; 
second cousins (father's side) : John Williams, Amherst 
1884; Talcott Williams, Amherst 1872; Frederick Wil- 
liams, Yale 1879; Fred Williams, Amherst 1893; second 
cousins (mother's side): Charles A. Collin, Yale 1866; 
W. W. Collin, Yale 1876; Frederick Collin, Yale 1872; 
Henry Collin, Yale 1870; Frank Collin, Yale Sheff. 1881. 

Wells was born on December 26, i860, in Fayetteville, 
New York, was graduated from the Fayetteville Academy 
in 1874, was a clerk for two years in a store, entered Phil- 
lips Andover Academy in 1876, and was graduated from 
the latter institution in 1878. He roomed with Gardner in 


freshman year in West Divinity. In sophomore and junior 
years he was with Johnson in West Divinity and Farnam, 
and in senior year in Farnam with McMillan. He took sev- 
eral Greek and Latin prizes while he was an undergraduate, 
and was a member of Delta Kappa, Eta Phi, Delta Kappa 
Epsilon, and Skull and Bones. 

After graduation he entered the Yale Law School, but in 
1883 he went to South Dakota and was president of a bank 
at Ipswich until 1887, when he moved to Kansas City. 
There, he says, he "answered the only question ever asked 
me in a bar examination," and was admitted. Later he 
returned to South Dakota, and practised in Ipswich from 
1888 to 1895. "Law practice in South Dakota," he writes, 
"was active but not profitable. Years of drought wiped 
out land values, and a fire burned up the town. I had been 
elected county judge by the Pops and Democrats, but the 
Republican auditor held the keys of the ballot-boxes, and on 
a recount I was not elected. As he was a Republican, and 
therefore incapable of wrong, I suppose the ballots changed 
their own markings. The combination of apparent misfor- 
tunes hastened our return to New York. Here the law en- 
ables us to own a little farm of woods and hills on Long 
Island, where we enjoy the summer. My present firm is 
Collin, Wells & Hughes, a very congenial combination. We 
are neither rich nor poor, but we enjoy our friends and envy 

Wells' New York life dates from 1895. He is a mem- 
ber of the University, Brooklyn, Yale, and Lawyers' clubs, 
and is a Presbyterian. 

On November 12, 1884, in Freeport, Illinois, he married 
Eleanore B. Fitch, daughter of Edward C. Fitch and Mar- 
garet Bonner. Mrs. Wells' parents moved to Freeport 
from Columbia County, New York, in 1850, and her more 
remote ancestors came from Scotch and English families 
whose representatives came to this country two hundred 


years ago. They have one child, Marguerite F., horn on 
Septemher 30, 1885, in Ipswich, South Dakota. She was 
prepared for college in Adelphi, in Brooklyn, and was grad- 
uated in 1 9(36. 

His business address is 5 Nassau Street, New York City, 
and his residence is Xorthport, Long Island. 

♦Thomas McDonnell Wentworth died at his home in 
Racine, Wisconsin, April 30, 1882. He had battled with ill 
health all through his college course, and had reached the 

Thomas McDonnell Wentworth 

middle of senior year before he was compelled to give up 
the struggle. The degree which he had made such a noble 
effort to obtain, but which he did not live to receive himself, 
was sent to his family after his death. 



* Joseph Ernest Whitney, son of Joseph L. Whitney, 
was born in Cornwall, Connecticut, on February 17, 1858. 
In college he roomed the first two years with Burpee in 

Joseph Ernest Whitney 

North and South Middle, and the last two years with Storrs 
in Farnam. He was president of the Gamma Nu campaign 
committee, won composition prizes both terms of sopho- 
more year, and was on the editorial board of the Record in 
sophomore and junior years. He was a Townsend speaker, 
chairman of the Lit, and class poet. His societies were 
Gamma Nu, Psi Upsilon, and Skull and Bones. 

After graduation he had charge of a small private school 
for boys in Elmira, New York, until January, 1884, when 
he went to the Albany Academy as instructor in English and 
rhetoric. He was called thence in the summer of 1884 to 
Yale College as instructor in English, and remained there 



until December, 1888, when he went to Colorado on ac- 
count of his health, which had begun to fail the previous 
year. He lived in Colorado Springs in increasing feebleness 
for over four years, and died there from hemorrhage of the 
lungs on February 25, 1893, at the age of thirty-five. His 
literary tastes were prominent in undergraduate days, and 
in spite of years of weakness he was able to do much work 
of high order in poetry and criticism; while by his courage 
and sweetness of spirit he won the deepest regard. He was 
a contributor to the Century, the American Magazine, St. 
Nicholas > Harper's Young People, Wide Awake, the Critic, 
the New Enghnulcr, and many other periodicals. 

On November 15, 1883, he married Sadie Prince Turner 
of New Haven, at Syracuse, New York. They had one 
child, Margaret, born April 13, 1886. 

During the last four years of his life, under infirmities of 
body to which most men would have succumbed in absolute 
idleness, he kept on heroically at his literary work, and the 
poems he wrote then, as well as the unfailing brightness of 
his conversation and his letters, have been, for many, an 
inspiration to better living. 

His struggle with disease did not make him bitter, and 
his cheerfulness and wit never deserted him. He interested 
himself in social betterment, and a Boys' Club, named after 
him, still exists in Colorado Springs, as a memorial. But 
more enduring than any such institution is the memorial 
which lives in the hearts of the many, East and West, who 
came under the influence of his rich and ever ripening per- 

Charles Albert Wight is the son of Joseph Elmer Wight 
and Sarah (Rice) Wight. He is of English origin on both 
sides of the family. His father was born in 1834 at Ash- 
field, Massachusetts, and spent most of his life at Hatfield, 



Massachusetts. He received his education at the Ashfield 
Academy. He was a merchant and owned a fine farm and 
beautiful country home at Hatfield, and died there in March, 

Charles Albert Wight 

1883. His parents were Joseph Wight and Clarissa Elmer 
of Ashfield, Massachusetts. His paternal ancestors came 
from the Isle of Wight, and settled at Dedham, Massachu- 
setts, in 1636. Wight's mother was born at Conway, Massa- 
chusetts, in September, 1832, and spent her early life there. 
She was the daughter of Rodolphus Rice of that town, and 
was descended from the famous Leland family. Her an- 
cestors came from England in the seventeenth century and 
settled in eastern Massachusetts. 

Wight was born August 26, 1856, at Ashfield, Massa- 
chusetts. He moved to Hatfield, and then went to Williston 
Seminary at Easthampton, Massachusetts, for one year, and 


for three years to Smith Academy at Hatfield, Massachu- 
setts, from which he was graduated in 1876. He entered 
Yale in the class of '80, but joined our class in junior year 
after teaching in 1879 and 1880 in Conway, Massachusetts. 
In freshman year he roomed with Benedict, in sophomore 
year with Bassett, and in junior and senior years with Went- 
worth. He was captain of his freshman class crew, a mem- 
ber of the university crew in sophomore year, and of his 
class crew in junior year. He was an editor of the Lit. He 
won the Lit prize and a sophomore composition prize, and 
was a member of Gamma Nu, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Scroll 
and Key, and Chi Delta Theta. 

After graduation he attended the Yale Divinity School, 
and became a Congregational minister, being ordained May 
19, 1885, at Detroit, Michigan. On January 27, 1886, he 
accepted a call to the pastorate of the Congregational 
Church at Anthony, Kansas, and on January 1, 1890, he be- 
came pastor of the Olive Branch Congregational Church 
in St. Louis, Missouri. On January 3, 1893, he received 
a unanimous call to the Congregational Church at Platte- 
ville, Wisconsin, where he spent nearly eight years. Sep- 
tember 6, 1900, found him installed as pastor over the 
Old South Congregational Church of Hallowell, Maine, 
where he remained until the end of 1907. In the 
summer of 1891 he visited England and France. Be- 
sides his published sermons, addresses, and pamphlets, he 
wrote soon after graduation a series of articles on chari- 
table organizations in New Haven County, published in 
the New Haven Register, and later a series of articles 
on the New Theology, and an illustrated sketch of James 
Gates Percival, published in the Connecticut Quarterly Mag- 
azine. He is the author of two books: "Doorways of Hal- 
lowell" and "The Hatfield Book." He was superinten- 
dent of schools for the city of Hallowell, Maine, for two 
years, 1905-06, and a member of the School Board there 



for a year. He has been vice-president of the Wisconsin 
Home Missionary Society and a member of its executive 
committee, a trustee of the Maine Missionary Society, 
a trustee of the Hubbard Free Library of Hallowell, and 
president of the Hallowell Improvement Society. He is a 
Mason and a Knight Templar. Since January i, 1908, he 
has been pastor of the Congregational Church in Chicopee 
Falls, Massachusetts. He writes that he has been "always 
a Republican in politics." 

On June 1, 1886, at Detroit, Michigan, he married Char- 
lotte Matilda Burgis, daughter of Joseph Henry Burgis and 
Charlotte Bolter. Her family was of English origin. They 
have had three children: Winifred Burgis, born on July 8, 
1894, died on June 4, 1898 ; Eliot Leland, born on March 8, 
1897; and Charles Albert, born on March 8, 1899, all in 
Platteville, Wisconsin. His two boys are preparing for 
college and plan to go to Yale. 

His address is Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts. 

*Emmet Smith Williams was the son of David Stocking 
Williams and Caroline Daniels (Smith) Williams. His 
father was born on October 18, 1835, at Portland, Con- 
necticut, was educated at the public schools of his native 
town, but spent most of his life at Meriden, Connecticut, 
where he was a dry-goods merchant. He died at Meriden 
on April 15, 1901. His parents were David Williams and 
Sally Clark Norton, both of Portland. Our classmate's 
mother was the daughter of William Russell Smith and 
Mary Ann Daniels, both of Chatham, Connecticut. She 
was born on March 31, 1834, at Portland, Connecticut, 
spent her early life in that town, and died at Meriden on 
March 9, 1886. 

Williams was born on December 15, 1859, at Portland, 



Connecticut, but spent his youth in Meriden. He attended 
the grammar school at Meriden and the Hartford High 
School at Hartford, Connecticut, from which he was gradu- 

Emmet Smith Williams 

ated in 1878. In college he roomed during freshman year 
on George Street, in sophomore year with Welch in West 
Divinity, and the last two years in Durfee, with Welch in 
junior and with Harkness, '83, in senior year. In senior 
year he was president of the University Football Associa- 
tion. He was a member of Delta Kappa, He Boule, Delta 
Kappa Epsilon, and of the University Club. 

He was with the Travelers' Insurance Company, at Hart- 
ford, Connecticut, until shortly before his death, which oc- 
curred on January 13, 1886. His death was a great shock 
to his classmates, among whom he was a universal favorite. 
He had a happy faculty of making everybody his friend, and 



his cheerful disposition and genial manner made him thor- 
oughly popular with all who knew him, both in college and 
afterward in business. 

Henry Lucien Williams is the son of Lucien Bennett 
Williams and Harriet (Copeland) Williams. Williams 
is Welsh on his father's side and English on his mother's. 

Henry Lucien Williams 

His father was born on February 3, 1825, in Becket, Mas- 
sachusetts, and began life in his father's store at Hunting- 
ton, Massachusetts. He founded a basket business there 
in 1850, and moved with it to Northampton, Massachusetts, 
in 1862, dying in the latter city on July 25, 1895. His 
parents were Jabin Bennett Williams of Worthington, 
Massachusetts, and Lydia Wilson of Woodstock, Connec- 



ticut. The ancestors of the Williams family came to this 
country from Wales about 1634 and settled at Roxbury, 
Massachusetts. Williams' mother was the daughter of 
Melvin Copeland of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, and Lu- 
anda Blake of Hartford, Connecticut. She was born on 
April 17, 1827, in Hartford, and spent her early life there 
and in Huntington, and died at Northampton on December 
22, 1896. Her ancestors came from England about 1630 
and settled near Braintree, Massachusetts. 

Williams was born on January 2, 1859, in Huntington, 
Massachusetts, and lived there until November, 1862, when 
the family moved to Northampton. He fitted in the public 
schools of Northampton, with the exception of two years, 
when he studied with a private tutor. He roomed alone 
during freshman year, and with Richardson the other three. 
"Rowed some on class crew," he writes, "but never in a 
race. Wanted to play first base on class nine, but Sam Hop- 
kins entered our class, and so I had no show. Tried football 
once, but Badger briefly but firmly advised me to look up 
the rules, and I was discouraged in that direction." He was 
a member of Delta Kappa, He Boule, Delta Kappa Epsi- 
lon, and Scroll and Key, and also of the Delta Kappa Epsi- 
lon campaign committee. For all four years he was a mem- 
ber of the University Glee Club; in junior year he was 
manager, and in senior year president thereof. 

He began work with the Williams Manufacturing Com- 
pany of Northampton in the fall of 1882, and has been con- 
nected with the business ever since. After his father's death 
in 1895 ne was elected president of the company, having 
been vice-president for some time. In 1892 he became a 
member of the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia. He was 
captain of Company I in 1898, at the outbreak of the Span- 
ish War. On May 14 he went to Lakeland, Florida, and on 
June 22 landed at Daiquiri, and took part with the Second 
Massachusetts in the campaign in Cuba. He participated 


in the battles of El Caney and San Juan Hill, and the opera- 
tions about Santiago. He returned from Cuba in August 
and was mustered out of the United States volunteer ser- 
vice with the regiment on November 3, much broken in 
health, and for several years he was practically an invalid. 
He served on the staff of Governor Crane as assistant in- 
spector-general, with the rank of lieutenant-colonel, during 
his term of office (1900-02), and served in the same capac- 
ity for two years on the staff of Governor Guild. In October, 
1908, he went on the retired list of the Massachusetts Vol- 
unteer Militia, with rank of colonel, having served fifteen 
years, including the war service. Some five years ago he 
was elected president of the Nonotuck Savings Bank, and 
later was appointed a trustee of the State Insane Hospital 
in Northampton. He is a director of the Northampton 
National Bank, a member of the Northampton Club, the 
Republican Club of Massachusetts, the Home Market Club, 
the Monday Evening Club of Northampton, the Northamp- 
ton Country Club, the Military and Naval Order of the 
Spanish-American War, and the Northampton Camp of the 
Legion of Spanish War Veterans. Of the last-named he 
was commander for three years. He is chairman of the 
standing committee of the Unitarian Church, having held 
this office for some years, and was on the building commit- 
tee when a new edifice was erected in 1905. He and Mrs. 
Williams visited Europe in 1901 and again in 1903. 

Williams married on May 28, 1884, in Boston, Isabella 
Hall Dewey, daughter of Edward Dewey and Myra Hall. 
A brother of Mrs. Williams was graduated from Harvard 
in 1886. Her great-grandfather, Aaron Hall, entered Har- 
vard in 1775, joined the army in 1776, and fought through 
the Revolution. Two great-great-uncles, Enoch and Nathan 
Hale, were at Yale at the same time. A cousin, the Rev. 
Edward Everett Hale, was graduated from Harvard in 


His business address is Williams Manufacturing Com- 
pany, and his residence is 76 South Street, Northampton, 

* Franklin Eldred WORCESTER was the son of Edwin D. 
Worcester (of the New York Central and Hudson River 
Railroad Company) and Mary (Low) Worcester. He was 

Franklin Eldred Worcester 

born at Albany, New York, on September 12, i860. In 
college he roomed alone the first three years: on College 
Street, in South Middle, and in Farnam. During senior 
year he roomed with Hull, '83, in Durfee. He won compo- 
sition prizes both terms in sophomore year and was a 
speaker at the Junior Exhibition. In senior year he was on 
the board of governors of the University Club. He was a 
member of Delta Kappa, Psi Upsilon, and Skull and Bones. 



After graduation he chose the profession of mechan- 
ical engineering, for which he had an inherited taste and 
aptitude. He passed the greater part of three years at the 
Sheffield Scientific School in the study of this profession. In 
1884 he received the degree of Ph.B., and in 1886 the 
further degree of Dynamic Engineer. In the autumn of 
1885, for the purpose of learning the practical details of his 
profession, he became a machinist apprentice in the car- 
shops of the Michigan Central Railroad Company at Jack- 
son, Michigan, where he remained nearly two years. In 
February, 1888, he was made superintendent of motive 
power of the Duluth, South Shore and Atlantic Railroad 
Company, with his residence at Marquette, Michigan. He 
resigned his position in the summer of 1889, and became 
traveling agent for the Iron Bay Company of West Duluth, 
engaged in the manufacture of mining machinery. In July, 
1890, he was appointed general agent for the Montana 
region of that company, and also of the Robinson & Cary 
Company of St. Paul. His new residence was at Helena, 
Montana, where he remained, actively engaged in business, 
until the day of his death. He died very suddenly in that 
city on March 3, 1891, of pneumonia. His remains were 
brought to the East, and were interred in the Albany Rural 
Cemetery. He was a member of the American Society of 
Mechanical Engineers and of the University Club of New 
York City, and also belonged to the Masonic Order. 

His career was full of promise, and his death was a shock 
to all who knew and loved him. There was a singular 
charm about him that will ever linger in the memory. The 
keenness of his intellect was matched by the directness of his 
purpose. When a decision was made he did not swerve 
from his aim. The depth of his inner life was hidden under 
an easy grace of manner. No one was more free from cant, 
more straightforward in speech, nor more ready with the 
tactful, kindly word in season. 


Arthur Bethuel Wright is the son of Dexter R. Wright 
and Maria H. (Phelps) Wright. Dexter R. Wright was 
born on June 27, 1821, at Windsor, Vermont. He resided at 

Arthur Bethuel Wright 

Meriden from 1848 to 1863, and removed from there to 
New Haven, dying in the latter place on July 23, 1886. Mr. 
Wright was a lawyer, and was graduated from Wesleyan 
with the degree of B.A. in 1845. He received the degree 
of A.M. from Trinity, and the degree of LL.B. from Yale 
in 1848. His ancestors came to this country from England 
in colonial days, and were among the first settlers of Ver- 
mont. They took part in the French and Indian War, the 
Revolution, and the War of 18 12. Wright's mother was 
born in 1826 at East Windsor, Connecticut, there spent her 
early life, and is still living. Her family was also of Eng- 
lish origin. Her ancestors came from England before the 



Revolutionary War, and were among the early settlers in 
Massachusetts and Connecticut. 

Wright was born on February 23, 1862, at Meriden, Con- 
necticut, and removed to New Haven with his parents in 
1863. He prepared for college in the Hopkins Grammar 
School, entering '82 at the beginning of freshman year. He 
was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. 

After graduation he took the degree of LL.B. at Yale, 
and then entered upon the practice of law in New Haven 
in partnership with his father. On the death of his father 
Wright's practice called him to New York, where he was 
admitted to the bar; but his health failed, and for a number 
of years was such that he was able to give little attention to 
his professional work. Afterward he moved to Chicago, 
whither his inclinations had always led him. He writes : 

"I have traveled North and South between the two great 
oceans, and I have crossed them. I have regained my health 
long since, and I have worked at my chosen profession with 
diligence and with such success as my friends shall judge. 
My travels have made me contented, my work has made me 
happy. This I have achieved, and, according to my philos- 
ophy, if I shall thus continue to the end of the book, broad- 
ening as I progress, I shall not regret that I have no more to 
say about the present chapter." 

Wright is a member and a vestryman of the Protestant 
Episcopal Church, and is a member of the Union League 
Club of Chicago, the Church Club of Chicago, and the Mili- 
tary Order of the Loyal Legion. 

He married on May 18, 1900, at Fargo, North Dakota, 
Florence B. Henderson, the daughter of Albert C. Hen- 
derson and Harriet F. Boyington. Mrs. Wright's family is 
of English origin. They have no children. 

His business address is 567 Rookery Building, Chicago, 
Illinois, and his residence is Hinsdale, Dupage County, 



Besides the 122 graduates, 72 others were enrolled in the 
class at one time or another. Blanks were sent asking for 
information, explaining that it was our wish that there be 
included in this record the biography of every man who at 
any time had been a member of '82. It is a source of re- 
gret that so many failed to respond. Eleven were gradu- 
ated in '83, three in '84, one in '85, and one in '81 Law 
School. There have been so far as known fifteen deaths, 
as follows: 

Henry Weldon Barnes December 4, 1882 

Frank Corning Tanner May 10, 1884 

Walter Gillespie Phelps .November 18, 1887 

George Wells Morrison July 17, 1888 

George Stuart Carter 1888 

William Levi Littlehales February 9, 1896 

Robert Camp Price December 22, 1896 

Paul Wright. March 23, 1906 

William Loujeay Van Kirk October 19, 1906 

Charles Gleason Long April 15, 1908 

Isaac Merritt June, 1908 

Livingston Reade Catlin Date unknown 

William Manning Pryne Date unknown 

Joseph Hinesford Rylance Date unknown 

Henry Trumbull Date unknown 



John Lanson Adams is the son of George Sherwood 
Adams and Polly Morehouse (Coley) Adams. Both his 
parents were of English origin, the Adams ancestors hav- 

John Lanson Adams 

ing come over from England in 1640 to settle in Fairfield, 
Connecticut, and the Coley ancestors in 1675 to settle in 
Northfield, Connecticut. Adams' father was born on Oc- 
tober 16, 1818, in Westport, and was a lumber and hard- 
ware merchant in that town for thirty years. He is still 
living. His parents were Jabez Adams and Annie Bennett 
of Westport. His wife was born in Newport on April 2, 



1826, and was the daughter of Lonson Coley and Sarah 

Adams was born on August 9, i860, in Westport, Con- 
necticut, attended Miss Jackson's School in Westport, the 
Shercrow School, and finally the Selleck School in Norwalk, 
Connecticut, where he prepared for college. He roomed 
with Pryne in freshman year in North College, and with 
Lewis in sophomore year. Leaving college in sophomore 
year, he later returned and was graduated with '83. He 
was a member of Gamma Nu. 

After graduation he entered the College of Physicians and 
Surgeons of New York City, from which he was graduated 
in 1886, and he was immediately appointed an interne to the 
New York Hospital, where he served on the staff for eigh- 
teen months. Subsequently, for two years, he was an interne 
of the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, acting in the 
capacity of assistant house surgeon for one year and of 
house surgeon the following year. The next year he spent 
in Europe, devoting his time to the special study of the eye, 
ear, nose, and throat, studying in Heidelberg, Berlin, 
Prague, Paris, and London. After returning to New York, 
he started in the active practice of his profession. Almost 
immediately he took a position as assistant surgeon to the 
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, and within a year was 
appointed full attending surgeon. In 1892 he founded the 
St. Bartholomew's Clinic for Diseases of the Eye, Ear, 
Nose, and Throat, of which he is surgeon-in-chief and a 
director in the board of managers. In 1895 he was ap- 
pointed consulting ophthalmologist and otologist to the 
New York Lying-in Asylum. In 1896 he established the 
eye and ear department of the Bloomingdale Clinic, of which 
he is surgeon-in-chief. In 1897 ne was appointed attending 
ophthalmologist and otologist to the Manhattan State Hos- 
pital, and in 1899 was made consulting instead of attending. 
In 1900 he was appointed attending ophthalmologist and 



otologist to the West Side German Dispensary, and was 
made professor of ophthalmology and otology in the New 
York School of Clinical Medicine and secretary to the fac- 
ulty. In i 90 1 he was appointed consulting ophthalmologist 
and otologist to the Xew York Hospital and the House of 
Relief, which is a branch institution under the same board 
of governors. In 1904 he was appointed president of the 
faculty of the Xew York School of Clinical Medicine. All 
of these positions he still holds. In 1905 he founded the 
eye and ear department of the New York Throat, Xose, and 
Lung Hospital, of which department he is surgeon-in-chief 
and also executive surgeon and director of the hospital itself. 
Adams has written countless articles for medical and surgical 
journals. In addition to his European study, he has vis- 
ited the Continent in 1895, 1900, and 1905. He is a 
member of the Lotos, Manhattan, Yale, University, Xew 
York Athletic, Democratic, New York Yacht, Indian Har- 
bor Yacht, and Larchmont Yacht clubs. He is a member of 
the Protestant Episcopal Church. 

On June 4, 1895, in New York City, he married Eliza- 
beth Ellershe Wallace, daughter of Francis Barton Wallace 
and Margaret Catherine Beehler. Mrs. Adams is of 
French, German, and Scotch ancestry. One child, Francis 
Lanson Adams, was born in New York City on April 26, 
1896, and is preparing for college in the Columbia Gram- 
mar School, class of 1 9 1 5. 

His business and home address is 38 East Fifty-first 
Street, Xew York City. 

* Henry Weldon Barnes was the son of William Henry 
Barnes and Eva (Hampton) Barnes. His father, who is 
still living, a civil engineer and railroad officer of Phila- 
delphia, was born in that city on July 12, 1829. William 
Henry Barnes' parents were Henry Barnes of Marlbor- 



ough, Massachusetts, and Manila Weldon of New Britain, 
Connecticut. Barnes' mother was born in Somerset, Penn- 
sylvania, on April 6, 1832. Her parents were Moses 

Henry Weldon Barnes 

Hampton of Somerset, Pennsylvania, later of Pittsburgh, 
and Ann Miller of Uniontown, Pennsylvania. His ances- 
tors came from England in 1700 and settled at Mendham, 
New Jersey. 

Barnes was born on June 10, 1862, in Pittsburgh, and 
prepared for college in that city. In freshman year he 
roomed on York Street; sophomore year with Dilworth in 
South Middle, and the remainder of the course in Durfee; 
junior year with Douw; and the last year with Vought. He 
was an editor of the Record in senior year and was a mem- 
ber of Delta Kappa, He Boule, Delta Kappa Epsilon, 
Scroll and Key, and the University Club. He left college 



during senior year on account of ill health, hoping to rejoin 
the class and graduate with it, but the hope was destined 
never to be fulfilled. He failed rapidly for some months 
and, as a last resort, was taken to Colorado. Gaining noth- 
ing by the change, he returned to his home in Pittsburgh, 
where he died on December 4, 1882. 

JOHN REMSEN Bishop is the son of James Bishop and 
Mary Faugeres (Ellis) Bishop. James Bishop was an im- 
porter who lived in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He was 

John Remsen Bishop 

born in that city in 181 5, the son of James Bishop and Ellen 
Bennett, and died in Morristown, New Jersey, in 1 895. The 
family was of Connecticut-English origin. The mother was 
born in New Brunswick in 1835, tne daughter of John Ellis 



of New York City. She died in Morristown in 1896. The 
Ellis family was of Dutch and French origin and belonged 
to the early New York Colony. 

Bishop was born in New Brunswick on September 17, 
i860, but in early youth went abroad and attended several 
German schools and one French one. Later he returned to 
this country and was entered at St. Paul's at Concord, 
New Hampshire, to prepare for college. He was graduated 
in 1879 and entered '82 at the beginning of sophomore year. 
Bishop was interested in indoor gymnastics and took a prize 
for work on the horizontal bar in the winter meeting of 
1 88 1. He was on the staff of the Courant and belonged to 
Psi Upsilon. At the end of junior year he left college, en- 
tered Harvard, and was graduated in the class of '82. 

Since graduation he has been engaged in school teaching 
and management. For the first year he was at St. Paul's 
School. In 1883 he accepted a position in the New Jersey 
State Bureau of Statistics at Trenton. This occupied him 
for a year, until Dr. McCosh persuaded him to take hold 
of the defunct Princeton Preparatory School, with a view to 
its resuscitation. The trustees deeded the school property 
to him, and he was very successful in reviving the institu- 
tion. Finally, when the management of it became too bur- 
densome, he sold his title and good-will and bought a half- 
share in an established day-school in Cincinnati. Thither 
he moved in 1888. From 1895 to 1904 he was principal of 
the Walnut Hills High School. The University of Cincin- 
nati conferred a Ph.D. on him in 1904. Since that time he 
has been at the head of the Eastern High School in Detroit. 
He has edited a book called "Ovid for Sight Reading" and 
has written numerous articles for the School Review and 
the National Education Association reports. He is chief 
editor of an edition of Cicero's Orations for schools, now 
in the press of the American Book Company. He is an 
Episcopalian and a member of the Sons of the American 



Revolution, the American Sociological Association, and the 
Cincinnati Literary Club. 

On July 9, 1885, in Trenton, New Jersey, he married 
Anna Bartram Xewbold, daughter of Walter Xewhold and 
Rebecca Richards, and a descendant of John Bartram, the 
botanist. Their children are: Xewbold and Mildred Rem- 
sen (twins), born on April 14, 1887, in Princeton, Xew 
Jersey; Remsen and Anstiss B. (twins), born in 1889 in 
Cincinnati; Frances, born in 1891 in Cincinnati; and Isabel, 
born in the same city in 1902. Mildred prepared at the 
Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati, and was graduated 
from Bryn Mawr College in 1908. Newbold and Remsen 
were graduated from the Eastern High School in Detroit 
in 1907. Remsen is a junior in the University of Michigan. 

His business address is Eastern High School, and his resi- 
dence is 986 Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Michigan. 

Charles Winslow Burpee is the son of Thomas Francis 
Burpee and Adeline Minerva (Harwood) Burpee. He 
came of English ancestry on both his father's and his moth- 
er's side. The paternal ancestors came to this country 
from England in 1640 and settled in Salem, Massachusetts. 
Those on the maternal side came ten years later and also 
settled in Massachusetts. Thomas Burpee of Stafford, Con- 
necticut, the grandfather of our classmate, had a son named 
Thomas Francis Burpee, a woolen-manufacturer of Rock- 
ville, Connecticut, born on February 17, 1830, at Stafford. 
The younger Thomas was colonel of the Twenty-first Regi- 
ment of Connecticut Volunteers in the Civil War, and was 
mortally wounded at Cold Harbor on June 11, 1864. Bur- 
pee's mother was the daughter of Ebenezer Harwood and 
Minerva Dimmock of Stafford, where she was born on July 
29, 1829. An only brother, Lucien F. Burpee, was gradu- 



ated from Yale in 1879. Two cousins, Edwin Burpee 
Goodell and Thomas Dwight Goodell, were graduated from 
Yale in 1877. 

Burpee was born on November 13, 1859, at Rockville, 

Charles Winslow Burpee 

Connecticut, lived in Rockville all his early days, and was 
graduated from the high school there in 1878. He entered 
Yale with our class, but was compelled by weakened physi- 
cal condition to leave college in sophomore year and stay 
out for a year. By permission of the faculty he entered '83 
with the same stand which he had had in '82. He roomed 
with Whitney in freshman year in North, and in sophomore 
year with Whitney in South Middle and with Loughridge, 
'83, in Old Chapel, and with Southworth, '83, in junior and 
senior years in North. Burpee was '82 freshman editor of 
the Yale Conrant, '83 chairman of the Yale News board in 


1882-83, a contributor to the Lit, and correspondent for 
the New York Evening Post and the New Haven Palladium. 
He was a class deacon of '82, second prize composition win- 
ner in '82 and first in '83, junior exhibition speaker in '83, a 
member of Gamma Nu, Psi Upsilon, Linonia, and Skull and 
Bones, and fleet captain of the Yale Yacht Club. D. H. 
Buel, S. D. Thacher, both '83, and Burpee wrote a bur- 
lesque of "Medea," which, when presented at the New 
Haven Opera House by a college cast, netted a handsome 
sum for the Yale Field movement, which was then in its in- 

Burpee became a newspaper man and rapidly mounted 
to a high position in the profession. He was successively 
city editor of the Waterbury (Connecticut) American, 
1883-91, associate editor of the Bridgeport (Connecticut) 
Standard, 1891-95, State editor of the Hartford Courant, 
1 895-1900, and managing editor of the Hartford Courant, 
1900-04. He left newspaper work in 1904 and became 
manager of the educational and publishing department of 
the Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Company. At the same 
time he is correspondent for various papers, and in 1907 
was associated with H. D. Taft, '83, in the publication of 
Publicity. He is the author of "A Military History of 
Waterbury." He has written a number of magazine arti- 
cles and has conducted series of talks on current history in 
schools and clubs. He is secretary of the Hartford Board 
of School Visitors and president of the Yale Alumni Asso- 
ciation of Hartford, 1909-10. He is a member of the First 
Congregational Church of Waterbury, a Republican in poli- 
tics, a member of the University Club of Hartford, and an 
officer on the retired list in the Connecticut National Guard. 

Burpee married Bertha Stiles on November 5, 1885, in 
Bridgeport. She is the daughter of Ransom Stiles and Anna 
Stillman. The Stiles family was of English descent — the 
same which produced President Ezra Stiles of Yale. A 



great-uncle, Henry Stiles, of Southbury, Connecticut, was a 
Yale graduate. They have one son, Stiles, born in Hart- 
ford on April 12, 1903. 

His business address is 49 Pearl Street, and his residence 
is 19 Forest Street, Hartford, Connecticut. 

Robert Camp is the son of Hon. Hinman Camp and Caro- 
line Rebecca (Baylies) Camp. His father has had a long 
and honorable business career and is still one of the best- 

Robert Camp 

known and most respected citizens in Milwaukee. He is 
the sole survivor of the thirty-six Wisconsin citizens who 
organized the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Com- 
pany in 1857. He was born in Derby, Vermont, on January 
27, 1822, and spent his early days in Derby, Montpelier, 



Xorthfield, and Boston. His parents were David Manning 
Camp and Sarepta Savage of Derby, and his ancestors came 
over from England in 1630 to settle in Milford, Connecti- 
cut. Our classmate's mother was the daughter of I [oratio 
Nelson Baylies and Rebecca Bradley of Montpelier. She 
was born on October 5, 1825, and died on September 6, 
1859, in Milwaukee. The Baylies ancestors came to Con- 
necticut from England in 1633. His paternal grandfather, 
David Manning Camp, was graduated at Burlington Uni- 
versity, Burlington, Vermont, in 18 10. He was prominent 
in the organization of the State government and presided 
over the Vermont Senate as lieutenant-governor for six 

Camp was born on June 1, 1859, in Milwaukee, Wiscon- 
sin, where he lived until 1872, attending the St. James Par- 
ish School from the time he was six years old till the time he 
was ten, and the Milwaukee Academy from that time until 
he was thirteen. From 1872 to 1876 he was at De Veaux 
College, Suspension Bridge, New York. The succeeding 
year was again spent at Milwaukee Academy, and in Sep- 
tember, 1877, he entered Yale with the class of '81. Ill- 
ness compelled him to leave college in February, 1878, and 
he entered our class in September. He remained only 
through a part of sophomore year. He roomed with Bad- 
ger on York Street the first year, and thereafter with Badger 
in South Middle. He belonged to Kappa Sigma Epsilon 
and He Boule. 

From 1880 to 1886 Camp was in the stock-raising busi- 
ness in Kansas. Part of the time, also, he was in the bank- 
ing business, and all the time the salubrious breezes and 
outdoor life of the alfalfa State were restoring his health. 
From 1 89 1 to 1894 he was with the First National Bank of 
Milwaukee; from 1894 to 1907 with the Milwaukee Trust 
Company, which was organized by his father, himself, and 
others in 1894; and in January, 1907, he was elected presi- 

C443 3 


dent of the company. Politically he is a Republican. He 
belongs to the Milwaukee Club, the Town Club, the Coun- 
try Club, the Blue Mound Country Club, and numerous 
other social clubs in and near Milwaukee. 

On August 5, 1886, in Milwaukee, he married Mary 
Cobb Ball, daughter of Edward Hyde Ball and Sarah Eu- 
sebia Cobb. They have two daughters: Carolyn Mary, 
born on January 10, 1889, in Peabody, Kansas, and Marion 
Merrill, born on June 30, 1892, in Milwaukee. 

His business address is the Milwaukee Trust Company, 
corner of East Water and Wisconsin Streets, and his resi- 
dence is 277 Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 

Charles Blackwell Case is the son of Lewis Chamber- 
lin Case and Elizabeth (Blackwell) Case. His father was 
born near Reaville, New Jersey, on December 3, 1823, spent 
most of his life at Three Bridges, New Jersey, as a mer- 
chant, and died on March 18, 1907, at Flemington, New 
Jersey. His parents were Anthony Learch Case and Cla- 
rinda Chamberlin of Reaville, and he was descended from 
ancestors who came from Germany about 1730 and settled 
near Flemington. Case's mother was born on August 7, 
1826, near Ringoes, New Jersey. Her parents were An- 
drew Blackwell and Anna Hunt of Ringoes. She died on 
March 14, 1877, near Three Bridges. The original spell- 
ing of Case was Kaes, and later Kase. 

Case was born near Three Bridges, New Jersey, on Sep- 
tember 12, i860. He attended public school near Three 
Bridges, was at several private schools, and later was grad- 
uated from the Centenary Collegiate Institute at Hacketts- 
town, New Jersey. During freshman year he roomed alone, 
and in sophomore and junior years with Parke in North 
Middle. He did not remain to complete the full college 
course, but left at the end of junior year. 



He spent the next three years in the study of law with 
ex-Judge James Buchanan in Trenton, New Jersey, and then 
formed a partnership with Samuel Walker, Jr., the firm 

Charles Blackwell Case 

being known as Case & Walker, Law and Real Estate 
Brokers. In 1886 the firm was dissolved and a new one 
created, Gardner H. Cain, Rutgers '81, becoming associated 
with him in business. The firm name is Case & Cain, Law 
and Real Estate. Case is a member of the State Street 
Methodist Episcopal Church of Trenton, is a Republican, 
and is a director in the First National Bank of Trenton, the 
Bucks County Contributionship (Fire Insurance Company), 
of which he is also State agent, the State Gazette Publishing 
Company, of which he is also secretary, and the Trenton 
Young Men's Christian Association, as well as trustee of 
the Pennington Seminary, Pennington, New Jersey. 



He married Florence Nightingale Case, daughter of 
Henry C. Case and Sarah Sands, at Trenton on April 9, 
1 890. They have two sons : Charles Blackwell, Jr., born on 
March 26, 1892, and Arthur Ellicott, born on April 11, 
1894, and one daughter, Marian Sands, born on November 
7, 1899, all in Trenton. The two boys were graduated at 
the State Model School in the class of 1910. 

His business address is State and Warren Streets, and 
his residence is 48 North Clinton Avenue, Trenton, New 

Gilbert Colgate is the son of Samuel Colgate and Eliza- 
beth Anne Breeze (Morse) Colgate. Samuel Colgate, the 
son of the founder of the well-known manufacturing house of 
that name, was born on March 22, 1822, at 47 John Street, 
New York City, a locality now given over entirely to busi- 
ness, but in 1822 a fashionable residence district. His home 
during most of his life was in Orange, New Jersey, and he 
died there on April 23, 1897. His parents were William 
Colgate, of Kent, England, and Mary Gilbert, also of Eng- 
land, who first came to this country in 1795 and settled in 
Hartford County, Maryland. Our classmate's mother was 
born on August 5, 1831, in Claverack, New York, the 
daughter of the Rev. Richard Cary Morse of New York 
City and Louisa Davis. She died at Narragansett Pier on 
October 8, 1891. The Morse ancestors were of English 
and Scotch origin, and came to this country from England 
in 1635 to settle in Newbury, Massachusetts. Jedidiah 
Morse, "the father of American geography," was a gradu- 
ate of Yale in the class of 1783. S. F. B. Morse, inventor 
of the telegraph, Sidney E. Morse, and Richard C. Morse 
were also Yale graduates, in 18 10, 1856, and 1862 re- 
spectively. His five brothers were included in the classes 
graduated in 1877, 1886, 1891, and 1896. 



Colgate was born in Orange, New Jersey, on December 
15, 1858, and was prepared for college at Phillips Andover, 
St. John's School at Sing Sing, New York, and Williston 

Gilbert Colgate 

Seminary. He entered with our class, but left at the end of 
freshman year and finished the course with '83. He rowed 
on several class crews, and was a member of Kappa Sigma 
Epsilon, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Scroll and Key, and the Uni- 
versity Club. 

Since graduation he has been engaged in business as a 
member of the firm of Colgate & Company. He is an elder 
in the Presbyterian Church, and a member of the University 
Club of New York, the Yale Club of New York, the Down 
Town Association, the Ardsley Club, the Garden City Golf 
Club, and the Young Men's Christian Association. Of the 
last named he is a trustee. 



On June 7, 1888, in Buffalo, he married Florance Buck- 
ingham Hall, daughter of Edward J. Hall and Mary Hoey. 
The Rev. Thomas Buckingham of Saybrook, Connecticut, 
one of Mrs. Colgate's ancestors, was a member of Yale's 
first board of trustees, and his name appears in its charter. 
The first commencement was held in his home on September 
13, 1702. Mrs. Colgate had three brothers in Yale, in 
1873, 1875, and 1905 Sheffield. There are five children, 
as follows: Elizabeth Morse, born on November 5, 1889, 
and Florance Hall, born on July 9, 1893, these two in 
Orange, New Jersey; Grace Hall, born on November 23, 
1896, Gilbert, Jr., born on December 21, 1899, and Robert 
Bangs, born on June 18, 1902, these three in New York City. 

His business address is 199 Fulton Street, and his resi- 
dence is 306 West Seventy-sixth Street, New York City. 

Charles Farnam Collins is the son of George Collins 
and Anna M. (Taft) Collins. His father was a business 
man who divided his life between New York, Europe, and 
Newport, Rhode Island. George Collins was born on October 
11, 1820, in Savannah, Georgia, the son of George Collins 
and Mary Farnham of Providence, Rhode Island, and died 
in Newport on July 31, 1890. The Collins ancestors came 
to this country from Southampton, England, about 1662, 
and settled at Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island. Collins' 
mother was born on August 29, 1827, at Utbridge, Massa- 
chusetts, the daughter of Orray Taft and Deborah Keith, 
of Providence, Rhode Island, and Grafton, Massachusetts, 
respectively. She spent her early life at Providence, and 
died in Newport on September 25, 1902. The Taft ances- 
tors came from Scotland in 1660 and settled in the Massa- 
chusetts Bay Colony. 

Collins was born on December 5, 1859, in New York 



City. He lived abroad from 1871 to 1877, and upon his 
return to this country he spent a year in the Hopkins Gram- 
mar School and a year in the Newport (Rhode Island) I [igh 
School. He entered our class November 1 of freshman 
year and left it about December 10. He entered '83 
at the regular time the following fall and was graduated 
with that class. He roomed with Beach in Farnam and 
Durfee. He was president of the University Club in his 
senior year, and belonged to Delta Kappa, Psi Upsilon, and 
Scroll and Key. 

He studied in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, 
New York City, and was given his M.D. in 1886; served a 
full term as medical interne in St. Luke's Hospital, New 
York; and studied in the University and Hospital at Vienna 
and in the Dresden Maternity Hospital. He began practis- 
ing in New York City in 1890; served in the out-patient de- 
partment of Roosevelt Hospital for seven years; in the 
Yanderbilt Clinic for four years; for almost five years was 
attending physician to the tuberculosis department of St. 
Luke's Hospital, and for five years was attending physician 
to the Lying-in Hospital. He is now attending physician 
to the Nursery and Child Hospital, to the children's depart- 
ment of St. Luke's Hospital, and to the Presbyterian Home 
for Aged Women. He is a member of the following organ- 
izations: the Alumni of St. Luke's Hospital, the Academy of 
Medicine, the County Medical Society, the American Cli- 
matological Society, the Society for the Prevention of 
Tuberculosis, the Therapeutic Society, the Yonkers Practi- 
tioners' Society (honorary), the University Club, the Union 
Club, and the Sons of the Revolution. His travels have 
taken him to England, Ireland, Germany, France, Switzer- 
land, Italy, Austria, and Holland. 
He is not married. 
His address is 50 West Fifty-fifth Street, New York City. 



Robert Browning Corey is the son of William Frederick 
Corey and Ella Maria (Jackson) Corey. His father was 
born in Buffalo on November 8, 1836, and received an edu- 

Robert Browning Corey 

cation at Elmira Academy, after which he became a banker 
in that city. His parents were Augustus Frederick Corey 
of Madison, New York, and Margarette Colvill of Kirk- 
aldy, Scotland. The ancestors on this side of the family 
were of French and Scotch origin, and among the early set- 
tlers of Madison. Corey's mother was born in Medford, 
Massachusetts, on August 4, 1840, the daughter of Robert 
Ellms Jackson of Scituate, Massachusetts, and Adeline Beal 
of Cohasset, Massachusetts. Her family was among the 
English colonists who settled in Scituate in 1630. 

Our classmate was born on July 2, 1861, in Elmira, New 
York, and was a graduate of Elmira Free Academy in 1878. 


He was with the class only till December, 1879. I n fresh- 
man year he roomed with Holzheimer, '81, at 484 Chapel 
Street, and for the few months he was with us in sophomore 
year he roomed with M. S. Allen in West Divinity. He be- 
longed to Delta Kappa. 

Corey left college, expecting to go into the private bank- 
ing business with his father at Elmira, but the state of his 
father's health prevented. For a year and a half he was 
located in Cincinnati as city salesman for a large wholesale 
grocery house. Later his father recovered his health and 
located at Bradford, Pennsylvania, in the banking business, 
and Corey was with him as his cashier for several years. 
In July, 1885, he was connected with the New York State 
Reformatory at Elmira as school secretary, and he was also 
in charge of the trade schools. During the past twenty 
years he has been located in New York City in the electrical 
business. For several years he was manager of the Electric 
Construction & Supply Company. He developed and put 
on the market the first arc lamp that was a commercial suc- 
cess, running on constant potential circuit. In 1895 he 
started to build up a commission business representing elec- 
trical manufacturing concerns for this territory, and gradu- 
ally has added to his line until he now represents six manu- 
facturing concerns, most of them for the Eastern territory, 
which includes everything east of Ohio. His concern is the 
R. B. Corey Company, and Corey is president. He is a 
member of the Engineers' Club of New York, and the Trin- 
ity Commandery of Plainfield, New Jersey. Also he is "an 
old-fashioned Democrat," to quote him literally. 

Fie is unmarried. 

His business address is 39 Cortlandt Street, New York 
City, and his residence is 1 1 1 1 Park Avenue, Plainfield, New 



Arthur Mortimer Dickinson is the son of Charles Dick- 
inson and Sarah Jane (Lynde) Dickinson. Charles Dickin- 
son was born at Old Saybrook, Connecticut, in 1825, and 
after spending most of his life in Waterbury, Connecticut, 
died at Fortress Monroe, Virginia, April 15, 1888. Dick- 
inson's mother was born in 1827 at Old Saybrook, Connec- 
ticut, and died at Waterbury, September 30, 1887. 

Dickinson was born December 23, 1859, at Waterbury, 
Connecticut, and prepared for college at the Waterbury 
High School, Episcopal Academy of Cheshire, and the 
Waterbury English and Classical School. Entering with 
the class, he was a member of Delta Kappa and was on the 
freshman ball nine. He did not complete freshman year, 
but left college to enter business. For more than thirty 
years he has been connected with the Benedict & Burnham 
Manufacturing Company, and is at present secretary of the 
company. For thirteen years he was a member of the Sec- 
ond Regiment Connecticut Infantry, retiring with the rank 
of lieutenant-colonel. He is a member of the Waterbury 
Club, Country Club of Waterbury, Quinnipiack Club, New 
Haven, New Haven Country Club, and the Army and 
Navy Club of New York. 

He is unmarried. 

His address is 82 Cooke Street, Waterbury, Connecticut. 

Joseph Richardson Dilworth is the son of Joseph Dil- 
worth and Louise (Richardson) Dilworth. Joseph Dil- 
worth was born December 25, 1826, at Pittsburgh, Pennsyl- 
vania, and died in that city February 26, 1885. Dilworth's 
mother was born at New Lisbon, Ohio, May 24, 1826, and 
died January 29, 191 1. 

DHworth was born December 17, i860, at Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania. He entered with the class, but left at the 



end of freshman year, joining '83. He roomed in freshman 
year on York Street, and during his two years with '83 he 
roomed in South Middle with Barnes and Harkness. He 
was a member of Delta Kappa and He Boule. 

After leaving college he was five years with Dilworth 
Brothers, wholesale grocers, of Pittsburgh, and then became 
secretary and treasurer of Dilworth, Porter & Company, 
steel manufacturers. In 1903 he retired from active busi- 
ness on account of ill health, and moved to New York City. 
He belongs to the Brook and the Turf and Field clubs of 
New York City, and to the Pittsburgh Club. 

He married November 3, 1887, at Pittsburgh, Annie 
Hunter Wood, and has two children, Dewees Wood, born 
March 29, 1889, and Richardson, born August 29, 1898, 
both at Pittsburgh. Dewees was in the Yale law school class 
of 191 1, but left in January, 1910, on account of illness. 
Richardson is at Browning School. He is to enter St. 
Mark's School in September, 191 1, and is headed for Yale 
191 7. Mrs. Dilworth is the daughter of W. Dewees Wood 
and Rosalind Gilpin. 

His address is 22 West Fifty-fifth Street, New York City. 

Charles Gibbons Douw is the son of John de Peyster 
Douw and Marianna Chandler (Lanman) Douw. The 
Douws were one of the old Dutch families that had much to 
do with the early days of New York State. They came from 
Leuwarden, Friesland, about 1630, and settled at Bever- 
wyck (Albany) in 1638. Volckert Jansen Douw was one of 
the first patentees of Esopus (Kingston). Among his de- 
scendants was John de Peyster Douw (175 6-1 83 5) of Al- 
bany, New York, who married Catharine Douw Gansevoort 
( 1 782-1 848). Their son (John de Peyster Douw, Jr.), 
the father of our classmate, was born in Albany on Decern- 



ber 1 6, 1812, spent his life in Albany, Columbia County, 
and Poughkeepsie, and died in the latter place on January 
30, 1901. Douw's mother was born on November 13, 1826; 

Charles Gibbons Douw 

she was the daughter of Charles James Lanman (1795- 
1870) and Marie Jeanne Guie (1801-79) and descended 
from the two Matthew Griswolds and Oliver Wolcott, gov- 
ernors of Connecticut, and died in Poughkeepsie on March 
18, 1884. Douw's grandfather, John de Peyster Douw, was 
graduated at Yale in 1779; his great-grandfather, James 
Lanman, in 1778; his great-great-grandfather, Charles 
Church Chandler, 1763 at Harvard; and two cousins, Wil- 
liam P. Williams and John Q. A. Johnson, were graduated 
at Yale in 1877 and 1878 respectively. 

Douw was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, on April 
24, i860, and lived there during youth, attending Pough- 


keepsie Military Academy and Bishop's Select School, spent 
a year at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 
and then under private tutor in the year 1877-78 prepared 
for Yale. In freshman year he roomed with C. W. Hark- 
ness in the town, and in sophomore year in West Divinity 
Hall. In junior year he roomed with Henry W. Barnes in 
Durfee. Douw was on the class crew in sophomore year, 
and on the victorious tug-of-war team. He was a member 
of Kappa Sigma Kpsilon and He Boule, but could not join 
a junior society because he had already entered Delta Phi 
at Troy. 

Leaving the class and New Haven in the spring of 188 1, 
he read law with Judge Henry M. Taylor (Poughkeepsie) 
and Taylor, Ferris & Thompson (New York City) until the 
spring of 1882, when he joined the engineering corps of the 
West Shore Railroad, then building. Later he was em- 
ployed on New York State canals and the new Croton 
Aqueduct, New York, where he remained until October, 
1887, when, as assistant engineer, he was injured by a blow, 
causing paralysis, from which he has suffered ever since. 
In January, 1896, having regained his health somewhat, he 
was on State canal work, in charge of bridge-building at 
Buffalo, Rochester, and other places, and in 1898 was in 
charge of dredging on Long Island, when summoned home 
by the illness of his father. He thereupon resigned from 
State employ to look after family affairs. He is a Republi- 
can and a member of Christ Church, Poughkeepsie; also of 
the Yale Club of New York, St. Elmo Club (New York), 
Mohawk Club (Schenectady), St. Nicholas Society, Holland 
Society, and the Society of Colonial Wars. 

He is unmarried. 

His address is Scotia, Schenectady County, New York. 



Henry Titus Folsom is the son of Henry Folsom and 
Phoebe Brown Fenner (Titus) Folsom. He is of Eng- 
lish stock on both sides. His father was born at Chester, 

Henry Titus Folsom 

New Hampshire, on October 27, 1829, had a school educa- 
tion at Chester, and lived in New York City as a maker 
and importer of firearms, an occupation in which the son 
succeeded the father. Henry Folsom, Sr., died on Octo- 
ber 10, 1887. His father was John Folsom of Chester, 
and his mother Dorothy T. Underhill of the same town. 
Our classmate's mother was born in South Scituate, Rhode 
Island, and spent her early life in that town and in Provi- 
dence. Her father was Jonah Titus of South Scituate, and 
her mother Nancy W. Colwell of Brooklyn, Connecticut. 
Jonah Titus was a lawyer, and studied law at Millbury, 



Folsom was bom on November 4, 1859, at St. Louis, 
Missouri, where he lived for five years before accompany- 
ing his parents to a new home in Orange, Xew Jersey. He 
studied at private schools in Orange, fitted for Yale at St. 
Paul's School, Concord, New Hampshire, and traveled in 
Europe before entering college, visiting England, France, 
Switzerland, and other countries. He entered with our 
class, but left at the end of freshman year and finished the 
course with '83. During the first freshman year he roomed 
with Cuyler, and for the other four years with Stone. He 
rowed stroke on the 'varsity crew in 1880, 1881, 1882, and 
1 883, and also on several of his class crews. He belonged to 
Delta Kappa, He Boule, Psi Upsilon, and Skull and Bones. 

Since graduation he has been in the firearms, ammunition, 
and general sporting goods business which his father founded 
in i860. The company has been incorporated under the 
name of the H. & D. Folsom Arms Company, and Folsom 
is now the president. He writes: 

"My time has been devoted to business and home life, 
except for about six weeks each fall, which I have, as a rule, 
spent in various parts of this country and Canada on hunt- 
ing-trips for big game. My son for the past eight years has 
accompanied me on these hunting-trips, much to the strength- 
ening of his constitution as well as my own." 

In politics he is a Republican, and in church-membership 
an Episcopalian. 

Folsom was married on October 19, 1886, in Brooklyn, 
Xew York, to Carolyn Nevers Saltus, daughter of Nicholas 
Saltus and Minnie Sanford. On April 21, 1888, his son, 
Henry Lloyd Folsom, was born in Orange, New Jersey, and 
in 1899 Mrs. Folsom died. The son has been at the Taft 
School at Watertown, Connecticut, and entered Yale with 
the class of 1912. 

His business address is 314 Broadway, New York City, 
and his residence is Llew T ellyn Park, Orange, New r Jersey. 



Chauncey Milton Griggs is a brother of Herbert Griggs, 
and left us at the end of junior year, finishing the course 
with '83. His antecedents were precisely the same as his 



Chauncey Milton Griggs 

brother's (which see), but he gives us some additional in- 
formation in regard to their father, Chauncey Wright 
Griggs, who was twice a State Senator in Minnesota, an 
alderman of the city of St. Paul, president of the Water 
Board, and colonel of the Third Minnesota in the Civil 
War. He was also "a railway contractor, a coal-dealer, a 
lumber-manufacturer, a wholesale grocer, and a David 
Harum in a hoss-trade." 

Griggs was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on February 19, 
i860, lived in Ledyard, Connecticut, his mother's old fam- 
ily home, during the war, then in Chaska, Minnesota, from 



1864 to 1S69, attending the Moravian School for the last 
three of those years, and then in St. Paul from 1 870 to 1 878, 
attending the public schools and the high school. He roomed 
with his brother for three years, one in North College, one 
in South Middle, and one in Farnam. After leaving college 
at the end of junior year he spent the year 1881-82 in Wis- 
consin tor his health. In senior year he roomed in West 
Divinity with his brother, who was then in the Law School. 
He was on the freshman ball nine, and in junior year was 
captain of the consolidated and coached the freshman team. 
In his senior year, with '83, he played on the Varsity ball 
team. He was a member of the junior promenade commit- 
tee, was in the University Glee Club, and belonged to Delta 
Kappa, Psi Upsilon, and is a graduate member of Wolf's 

Since graduation he has been in the wholesale grocery 
business in St. Paul, being a member of the firm of Griggs, 
Cooper & Company. He w r rites : 

"The first thing of note which happened to me after leav- 
ing '82 was to get well enough to go back and graduate with 
the next best class, '83. 

"Since then I have endeavored to put in as little time for 
as big pay as possible in the grocery business, and as much 
time for as little pay as possible in out-of-door pursuits. 
Fresh-water sailing, wild-fowl and upland shooting, a little 
golf and very poor, the American trotting horse and Eng- 
lish setter dog have each had their time in my enthusiasm, 
and the horse has not yet been superseded by the automo- 
bile, but I fancy it will, if the Good Roads Commission in 
this State accomplishes its object." 

Griggs has also been vice-president of the Minnesota 
State Agricultural Society for the last five years, and head 
of the amusement and speed departments — "positively the 
greatest outdoor show on earth," he writes. He is trustee 



and chairman of the music committee of the Park Congre- 
gational Church of St. Paul, and u a Republicanized Demo- 

He married Mary Chaffee Wells in Allegheny City, Penn- 
sylvania, on October 15, 1885. They have had eight chil- 
dren: Calvin Wells, born on November 13, 1886; Milton 
Wright, born on November 15, 1888; Katharine Glyde, 
born on June 22, 1891 (died at three years) ; Mary Glyde, 
born on April 13, 1893 ; Everett Gallup, born on December 
17, 1895 ; Benjamin Glyde, born on January 1, 1899; Eliza- 
beth Taggart, born on March 3, 1901 ; and Chauncey 
Wright, born on November 3, 1903; all in St. Paul. The 
son Milton was graduated at Yale in 19 10. His preparation 
was at the St. Paul Academy of St. Paul, Minnesota, and 
Phillips Andover. Everett and Benjamin are at the St. 
Paul Academy. Mrs. Griggs was born in Pittsburgh, and 
her parents were Calvin Wells and Mary Chaffee Glyde 
of Pittsburgh. 

His business address is care of Griggs, Cooper & Com- 
pany, and his residence is 365 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, 

Charles William Harkness is the son of Stephen Van- 
derburg Harkness and Anna Maria (Richardson) Hark- 
ness. Stephen V. Harkness was born November 18, 18 18, 
at Fayette, New York, spent most of his life at Cleveland, 
Ohio, and died March 6, 1888, at Punta Gorda, Florida. 
He was the son of David Harkness and Martha Cook, and 
was of Scotch-Irish origin. Harkness' mother was born 
October 25, 1837, at Dalton, Ohio, and is still living. She 
is of Dutch descent, the daughter of James Richardson and 
Anna Maria Raull. 

Harkness was born December 17, i860, at Monroeville, 
Ohio, and spent most of his early life in Cleveland. He 



entered with the class, but left at the end of freshman year 
and was graduated with '83. In freshman year he roomed 
with Douw, sophomore year with Dilworth in South Mid- 

Charles William Harkness 

die, and junior year with E. S. Williams in Durfee. He 
was a member of Delta Kappa, He Boule, and Psi Upsilon, 
and is a graduate member of Wolf's Head. 

After graduation he attended Columbia Law School, but 
he returned to Cleveland, where business interests called 
him, without completing the course. Of late years he has 
lived in Xew York City, where he is occupied with the man- 
agement of the Harkness estate, and is identified with Stan- 
dard Oil interests. He is a member of the following clubs: 
University, Yale, Downtown, Riding, New York Yacht, 
Morris County Golf, and Union of Cleveland. 

He married, May 27, 1896, at Germantown, Pennsyl- 



vania, Mary Warden, the daughter of William G. Warden 
and Sarah Bushnell. There are no children. 

His business address is 26 Broadway, and his residence 
is 685 Fifth Avenue, New York City. 

George Edward Haskell is the son of Edward Haskell 
and Sarah (Claflin) Haskell. Edward Haskell was a 
wholesale and retail dry-goods merchant of New Bedford, 
Massachusetts. He was born in Still River, Massachusetts, 
and died in New Bedford. His father was Calvin Haskell 
of Still River, whose ancestors came from England and set- 
tled in Gloucester. Our classmate's mother was the daugh- 
ter of Lyman Claflin and Rebecca Gay Starkweather, both 
of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. She was born on April 21, 
1 83 1, at Pawtucket, and died on October 1, 1857, at New 

Haskell was born on October 1, 1857, at New Bedford. 
He divided his early life between New Bedford and Paw- 
tucket, attending the New Bedford public schools, being 
graduated from high school as valedictorian in June, 1875, 
and fitting for college for three years at the Friends' Acad- 
emy in the same city. He entered Yale with our class, but 
left college at the end of junior year to go into business. 
He roomed with Kingman in North Middle the first year, 
and in Farnam the other two. He was a member of Psi 

Upon leaving college he went to Boston and engaged in 
the china importing and jobbing business. Later he was a 
member of the firm of Abram French & Company, but sold 
his interest and withdrew about January 1, 1895. For a 
short time he was connected with a trade journal in Boston, 
and then went abroad for a considerable stay. In 1898 he 
entered the employ of Haskell & Tripp, dry-goods and no- 


tions, in New Bedford, and remained with this house for 
nearly six years, when the firm went into liquidation and 
retired from business. About May 25, 1903, he entered 
the employ of the New England Telegraph & Telephone 
Company, with headquarters at Boston. He belongs to the 
Church of Our Saviour (Episcopal), Brookline, Massachu- 
setts, and politically he is a Republican. For four years he 
was an active member of the Independent Corps Cadets of 
Boston, after which he became a veteran, and is a member 
of the Union Boat Club of Boston. 

He married Blanche Lindamon Jones, in Chicago, on De- 
cember 31, 1885, and has three children : Margaret, born in 
Brookline, Massachusetts, on July 6, 1887; Helen Louisa, 
born in Brookline on July 9, 1891; and George Stark- 
weather, born in Dresden, Germany, on January 1, 1897. 

His address is New Bedford, Massachusetts. 

James Smith Havens is the son of Dexter R. Havens and 
Lucy B. (Smith) Havens. He was born May 28, 1859, at 
Weedsport, New York, and received his early education in 
the public schools of Weedsport, and at the Monroe Col- 
legiate Institute, at Elbridge, New York. He entered with 
the class, but left college on account of ill health in the mid- 
dle of sophomore year. He spent the following summer 
in Colorado, and was then for a year in business at Weeds- 
port, New York. In January, 1882, he entered the class of 
'84 at Yale, with which he was graduated. He afterward 
studied law in Rochester, New York, and was admitted to 
the bar in October, 1886. Eight years later he formed 
a partnership with Nathaniel Foote, now a justice of the 
Supreme Court. In 1901 the late James Breck Perkins 
joined the firm, which became Foote, Perkins & Havens 
until Foote was elevated to the bench. The firm then be- 

c 463:1 


came Perkins & Havens, and so continued until in 1907 
Havens became a member of his present firm, Harris, Ha- 
vens, Beach & Harris. In the spring of 19 10, at a special 
election, he was elected to Congress from the Thirty-second 
New York District, after an exciting contest. 

He married Caroline Prindle Sammons at Rochester on 
January 16, 1894. They have four children: Lucy Prindle, 
born on October 21, 1894; Mary Eleanor, born on January 
30, 1897; James Dexter, born on January 13, 1900; and 
Nathaniel, born on August 17, 1903. 

His address is 15 Rochester Savings Bank Building, 
Rochester, New York. 

Louis Kossuth Hull is the son of Charles Hull and Lucy 
Lincoln (Perry) Hull. Charles Hull, born September 2, 
1 8 14, at South Kingston, Rhode Island, was a commodore 
in the navy, and died at Lebanon, Connecticut, March 3, 
1863. His parents were Christopher Hull and Hannah 
Perry. The family is of English origin, the ancestors 
coming to this country from England and settling at South 
Kingston, Rhode Island. Hull's mother was born March 
21, 1828, at Windham, Connecticut, and is the daughter of 
Benjamin Perry and Lucy Lincoln. 

Hull was born November 9, 1861, at Lebanon, Connec- 
ticut. He prepared for college at Dr. Fitch's School at 
South Norwalk, and at the Hopkins Grammar School, New 
Haven. Entering with the class, he left at the end of fresh- 
man year, joining '83 and being graduated with that class. 
In freshman year he roomed with Knapp, and later with 
Worcester and E. B. Frost, '83. He was on the university 
football team for six years and rowed on the crew for four 
years, two of which he was captain. He was a member of 
Kappa Sigma Epsilon, He Boule, Psi Upsilon, and Skull 
and Bones. 



After graduation he studied at the Yale Law School, re- 
ceiving the degree of LL.B. in 1885. Going west in Octo- 
ber, 1885, he settled in Bismarck, North Dakota, but after 
a year and a half he removed to Minneapolis, where he is 
actively engaged in the practice of his profession. He is 
vice-president of the Minnesota and Southeastern Railroad, 
vice-president and secretary of the Diamond Boiler Works, 
president of the Southern Minnesota Lumber Company, 
president of the Union Lumber Company, vice-president 
of the Carl L. Stewart Lumber Company, manager of the 
Sleepy Eye mills and elevators, and counsel for the Security 
National Bank of Minneapolis. He was city councilman in 
New Haven, city attorney of Bismarck, United States at- 
torney for Dakota, and colonel of the Third Minnesota Vol- 
unteers in the Spanish-American War. He belongs to the 
Minneapolis, Town and Country, Minnekohda, Lafayette, 
Automobile, Elks, and Masonic clubs of Minneapolis. 

He married December 12, 1892, Agnes Oliphant 
McNair of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and has a daughter, 
Ruth, born February 17, 1901. 

His business address is Globe Building, and his residence 
is 21 Groveland Terrace, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

David KlNLEY is the son of David Kinley and Janet Preston 
(Shepherd) Kinley. He is Scotch on both sides. His pa- 
ternal grandparents were Richard and Agnes Kinley of Bel- 
fast, Ireland. His father was born in April, 1841, in Dun- 
dee, Scotland, and was a mill superintendent in Andover, 
Massachusetts, most of his life. Our classmate's mother 
was born in Dundee in October, 1838, the daughter of 
Mongo Shepherd and Isabella Fraser, and died at Andover, 
Massachusetts, in 1896. 

Kinley was born in Dundee on August 3, 1861, and lived 



there until 1872, when he moved with his parents to Andover, 
and entered the Punchard Free High School. From 1876 
to 1878 he attended Phillips Andover Academy, preparing 

David Kinlev 

for Yale, which he entered with '82 at the regular time. 
As a freshman he roomed with Hubbard in North Middle, 
as a sophomore with Lovering in North and Old Treasury. 
He left college in junior year, and later reentered and was 
graduated with '84. He wrote for the Courant and the Lit, 
and won first and second English composition prizes in 
sophomore year, and the second mathematical prize in 
freshman year. 

From 1884 to 1890 he was principal of the high school 
at North Andover, Massachusetts. With the idea of taking 
up college work, he entered Johns Hopkins and stayed there 
two years, taking courses in political economy, history, and 



public law. The second year he was appointed assistant in 
history at the university, and was also instructor at the Wo- 
man's College of Baltimore. The following year he was 
at the University of Wisconsin, where he took his Ph.D. in 
1893, and was assistant in economics. In the fall of 1893 
he was appointed assistant professor of economics in the 
University of Illinois. The following year he was made 
full professor and dean of the College of Literature and 
Arts. He held both of these positions until 1906, when he 
resigned the latter and became dean of the Graduate School. 
He served ten years as secretary of the University Council 
of Administration, and seven years as editor of the Univer- 
sity Studies. For two years he was one of the vice-presi- 
dents of the American Economic Association, and he has 
been a member of its publication committee for the past 
five years. In 1901 a School of Economics was organized 
in the University of Illinois under his direction, and he has 
been in charge of it ever since. He has written two books: 
"The Independent Treasury of the United States" (Crow- 
ell, 1893), and "Money" (Macmillan, 1904). He has 
also written numerous articles for newspapers and maga- 
zines, and is now preparing two reports for the National 
Monetary Commission. Governor Duneen of Illinois ap- 
pointed him a member of the Industrial Insurance Commis- 
sion from 1905 to 1907. "Republican with Occasional 
backslidings," he writes of his politics. He has been a 
member of the Congregational Church since 1897. He is 
a director in the Urbana Commercial Building and Loan 
Association, a member of the Wisconsin Academy of Sci- 
ence, Arts, and Letters, and of the American Academy of 
Political and Social Science, the American Economic Associ- 
ation, the City Club of Chicago, the University Club of Chi- 
cago, the American Sociological Society, the American 
Society for the Promotion of Labor Legislation, and the 
American Statistical Association. He is an associate mem- 


ber of the National Child Labor Committee, and was until 
a year ago correspondent of the Inst, fur soz. Bibliog. of 
Berlin. In 1900-01 he made a trip abroad, visiting Eng- 
land, Germany, Paris, Switzerland, Bohemia, Austria, Tur- 
key, and Scotland. In 1906 a second trip took him to Eng- 
land, Scotland, and Germany. 

Kinley married on June 22, 1897, in Mount Vernon, 
Ohio, Kate Ruth Neal, daughter of George D. Neal and 
Harriet True. They have two children: Harriet Louise, 
born on October 2, 1898, and Janet Fraser, born in August, 
1903, both in Urbana, Illinois. 

His business address is University of Illinois, and his resi- 
dence is 1 1 01 West Oregon Street, Urbana, Illinois. 

*Charles Gleason Long was the son of John Long 
and Lodicy Gleason (Lathrop) Long. His father was 
identified all his life with Amesbury, Massachusetts, where 
he was born on January 9, 1822, and engaged in the shoe- 
cutting business till his death on January n, 1883. His 
parents were Captain John Long and Sally Martin. Long's 
mother was of Scotch origin, and was the daughter of Elias 
Lathrop of Vershire, Vermont, and Dorcas Bohonon of 
Salisbury, New Hampshire. She was born in Vershire on 
November 19, 1824, and spent her early life there, and 
died at Amesbury on November 17, 1887. 

Long was born on February 15, 1858, in Amesbury, 
Massachusetts, attended the public school there, was gradu- 
ated from high school in 1875, an d had three years at Phil- 
lips Exeter Academy, from which he was graduated in 
1878. For some years previous to his departure for Exeter 
he owned and conducted a newspaper delivery system in 
Amesbury. He entered Yale with the class, but was com- 
pelled to drop out in November, 1878, when his health col- 



1 lis life since that time was mostly a struggle with illness, 
but from time to time, when his strength permitted, he was 
engaged in business as a salesman and as a real estate agent. 

Charles Gleason Long 

Long belonged to the Union Congregational Church of 
Amesbury, and was elected a deacon on January 3, 1893. 
Politically he was a Republican. He died, after a lingering 
illness, on April 15, 1908, at Lynn, Massachusetts. 

George Brooke Miller is the son of Francis Miller and 
Caroline (Hallowell) Miller. Francis Miller was a gradu- 
ate of Yale in the class of 1852, and an attorney practising 
in Washington, District of Columbia, and Sandy Spring, 
Maryland. He was born on July 31, 1829, in Alexandria, 
Virginia, had the degree of M.A., and died at Sandy Spring 



on February 4, 1888. His parents were Robert H. Miller 
and Anna Janney of Alexandria. The Miller ancestors 
came from England early in 1700 and settled at or near 

George Brooke Miller 

Downingtown, Pennsylvania. Miller's mother was born on 
August 20, 1 83 1, in Alexandria, the daughter of Benjamin 
Hallowell and Margaret Elgar Farquhar of Sandy Spring, 
and died on September 6, 1905, in that town. The Hal- 
lowells were English and Scotch. They came from England 
early in 1700 and settled in Montgomery County, Penn- 

Miller was born in Sandy Spring on January 12, 1861. 
He attended the Friends' Central School in Philadelphia in 
1 87 1, and from 1874 to 1878 was a pupil at Professor John 
W. Hunt's preparatory school in Washington, District of 
Columbia. He entered Yale with the class, but in sopho- 



more year, the spring of 1880, he was compelled to drop out 
on account of ill health. In the fall games of 1878 he won 
the long-distance throw at one hundred and seven yards. 
He also played in some of the class ball games, was a mem- 
ber of the freshman crew, and took part in the spring races 
on Lake Saltonstall. He was a member of Kappa Sigma 

After leaving college Miller spent a year at home in 
Sandy Spring. From 1881 to 1882 he was in business 
in Baltimore with Percy M. Reese, and from 1882 to 
1885 he was in St. Louis as manager of a branch of Hill, 
Clarke & Company of Boston, manufacturers of iron- and 
wood-working machinery and steam- and gas-engines. In 
July, 1885, he was stricken with paralysis after getting 
overheated at tennis. This meant two years more of en- 
forced retirement at Sandy Spring and at Clifton Springs, 
New York. By June, 1887, he was able to resume his place 
in St. Louis, but gave it up in March, 1888, when he ac- 
cepted the position of principal of the Sherwood Friends' 
School at Sandy Spring. He was secretary of the Tennent 
Shoe Company in St. Louis from 1891 to July, 1905, and 
is now purchasing agent and auditor of the American Vul- 
canized Fiber Company of Wilmington, Delaware. A 
member of the Society of Friends, he is a Republican in 
politics, and was postmaster at Sandy Spring from 1900 
to 1 901. He held successively the office of secretary (two 
years), treasurer (three years), vice-president, and presi- 
dent of the St. Louis Shoe Jobbers' and Manufacturers' 
Association, and was for three years treasurer of the St. 
Louis Credit Men's Association. 

On July 24, 1890, he married Zaidee Tennent, daughter 
of John H. Tennent and Louisa Hall Tevis, in St. Louis. 
They have had the following children, all born in St. Louis: 
Francis, born on July 18, 1891 (died); Louisa Tennent, 
born on May 3, 1893 (died) ; Florence, born on June 10, 


1896; Margaret Elgar, born on January 3, 1898; Zaidee 
Tennent and Maria Tevis (twins), born on August 31, 
1899; and Hallowell, born on December 12, 1905 (died). 
His business address is 505 Equitable Building, and his 
residence is 900 Park Place, Wilmington, Delaware. 

* George Wells Morrison while in college roomed, 
freshman year with Rice in North Middle and sophomore 
year with Snell in South Middle. He was a member of 
Kappa Sigma Epsilon and Delta Kappa Epsilon, and was 
coxswain of the class crew in the Saltonstall regatta, sopho- 
more year. 

He left college at the end of sophomore year and was 
connected with the Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance 
Company in their office at Hartford for five years. Later 
he was for some time at his home in Thompsonville, Con- 
necticut, contemplating engaging in some other business. 
He was married on February 21, 1888, and shortly after- 
ward contracted a severe cold, from which he never re- 
covered, but rapidly declined, and died July 17, 1888. 

* Walter Gillespie Phelps was the son of Daniel B. 
Phelps and Phoebe L. (Ellsworth) Phelps. His father 
was born on December 25, 1807, at Windsor, Connecticut, 
where he spent most of his life as a brick manufacturer, and 
died in that town on November 9, 1864. Daniel Phelps' 
parents were Roger Phelps and Rhoda Barber of Windsor, 
Connecticut. His father's family was of English origin, 
and came to this country in 1630 to settle at Windsor. 
Phelps' mother was born on September 19, 1820, at East 
Granby, Connecticut, and spent her early life at Windsor. 



She was the daughter of David Ellsworth and Alma Gilles- 
pie of the latter town. Her family was of English origin, 
coming from England in 1654 and settling at Windsor. 

Phelps was born on January 4, 1858, at Windsor, where 
he spent his early life and attended the district schools. In 
1878 he was graduated from the Hartford Public High 
School and entered Yale with the class, rooming in fresh- 
man year on George Street; sophomore year he roomed in 
South Middle with Weed. He was a member of the Kappa 
Sigma Epsilon campaign committee, rowed on the class 
crew in freshman and sophomore years, and was a member 
of Kappa Sigma Epsilon and Delta Kappa Epsilon. He 
left college at the end of sophomore year, and the follow- 
ing spring he entered the service of the Burlington and Mis- 
souri River Railroad Company, in Nebraska, as civil en- 
gineer. He continued in the employ of that company until 
a short time before his death, which occurred at Hartford, 
Connecticut, on November 18, 1887, and was caused by a 
severe cold contracted while at field-work, which terminated 
in consumption. He married Grace H. Goodell of Hart- 
ford, December 9, 1885, and had one son, Dwight G. 
Phelps, born on June 8, 1887. 

Edward Pascal Pratt is the son of Pascal Paoli Pratt 
and Phoebe (Lorenz) Pratt. The Pratts came from Steven- 
age, Hertfordshire, England, in 1634, and settled in Cam- 
bridge, Massachusetts. Samuel Pratt and Sophia Fletcher 
were our classmate's grandparents, and his father was an 
iron-manufacturer and banker of Buffalo. Pratt's father was 
born in Buffalo on September 15, 18 19, attended Hamilton 
.Academy in Madison County, New York, and Amherst Col- 
lege with the class of 1833, was president of the Manufac- 
turers' and Traders' National Bank, which he organized in 



1856, held many important public offices, was a Presiden- 
tial elector in 1872, and died in Buffalo on June 14, 1905. 
His wife was the daughter of Frederick Lorenz and Catha- 
rine Simpson of Pittsburgh. She was born on May 3, 1824, 
in Pittsburgh, and died in Buffalo on May 26, 1887. The 
Lorenzes were of German origin. 

Pratt was born on August 26, i860, in Buffalo, and was 
graduated from the Buffalo Classical School in 1878. He 
entered Yale with the class, but completed only two years, 
during the first of which he roomed with Snell, and the 
second with Hower. He was a member of the Delta Kappa 
campaign committee and had been elected to Psi Upsilon 
before he left. 

In 1885 he became secretary of the Des Moines Oil Tank 
Line of Des Moines, Iowa. In 1890 he entered the employ 
of the Standard Oil Company as manager, and a year later 
went to Kansas City in that capacity. In 1896 he left the 
Standard Oil Company to form the firm of Pratt & Thomp- 
son, real estate investments and insurance. He is a member 
of the University Club and Country Club of Kansas City; 
he has been president of the Des Moines Club and is a direc- 
tor in the Kansas City Club. He is a vestryman of Grace 
Episcopal Church of Kansas City, and a Democrat. 

On February 6, 1896, in Kansas City, he married Annette 
Ogden Perrin, daughter of Charles Gooch Perrin and Mary 
Ogden. Mrs. Pratt's father was a Kentuckian, the family 
being one of the oldest and most honored in the South. She 
is a direct descendant on her mother's side from the Mar- 
quis de St. Pie, who fled to this country for political reasons 
at the time of the French Revolution, and whose wife was 
a dame d'honneur to Marie Antoinette. The Pratts have 
two children: Annette Fletcher, born on November 22, 
1896, and Pascal Paoli, born on January 1, 1901, both in 
Kansas City. 

His business address is 410-413 Postal Telegraph Build- 



ing, and his residence is northwest corner of Forty-sixth 
Street and Holmes Street, Kansas Citv, Missouri. 

Henry Byron Sanderson is the son of Edward Sanderson 
and Elizabeth (Byron) Sanderson. His father was a flour- 
manufacturer of Milwaukee. He was born on March 14, 

Henry Byron Sanderson 

1829, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, was educated at 
Williams Academy, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and died 
on May 20, 1889, in Milwaukee. His parents were John 
Sanderson and Margaret Whitfield of Athens-on-the-Hud- 
son, New York, having come to that place from County 
Cavan, Ireland. Our classmate's mother was the daughter 
of William Henry Byron of Milwaukee. She was of Eng- 


lish descent, was born in Milwaukee on February 14, 1838, 
and died there on September 2, 1901. 

Sanderson was born in Milwaukee on April 15, 1859; he 
attended Markham's Academy until he was twelve, and 
then Racine College, Racine, Wisconsin, till he entered Yale 
with us. He left college in the middle of sophomore year. 
While he was with us he roomed with Camp and Frederic 

After leaving college he engaged in the milling business 
in Milwaukee for some time. He afterward studied for 
orders and is now a priest of the Protestant Episcopal 
Church, located at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and is the 
private secretary of Bishop Weller. In politics he is a 
Republican, and he was a member of the World's Fair 
Commission from Wisconsin. His clubs are the Mil- 
waukee Club and the Country and Fox Point Golf Clubs. 
He visited Europe in 1882, 1890, 1892, 1894, 1904, and 
1906, traveling chiefly in the United Kingdom, France, 
Germany, Austria, and Holland. 

On January 5, 1881, in Milwaukee, he married Alice 
Kane, daughter of Alonzo and Elizabeth Kane, and grand- 
daughter of Judge Philander Kane of Syracuse, New York. 
On January 19, 1882, his wife died, leaving him with a 
daughter, Alice Kane, born on January 12, 1882, in Mil- 
waukee. On September 8, 1887, he married Clarice 
Follansbee. They have two children: Edward, born on 
January 11, 1889, and Katherine, born on January 14, 
1 891, both in Milwaukee. Alice, the eldest child, was 
married in 1903 to Charles B. Holden, a graduate of 
Cornell, in Milwaukee. 

His address is 607 Illinois Avenue, North Fond du Lac, 

Charles Edward Schuyler is the son of Garret Lansing 
Schuyler and Mary (Miller) Schuyler. He is of Dutch 


origin on his father's side, and of French Huguenot on his 
mother's. The Schuyler ancestors came from I I oil and in 
1630 and settled in Albany, New York. From them was 

Charles Edward Schuyler 

descended Samuel S. Schuyler of Fonda, New York, the 
grandfather of our classmate. His father was a lumber 
merchant, and was vice-president of the Dry Dock Savings 
Bank in New York City. He was born in Charlestown, 
near Fonda, had a public-school education, was alderman 
and councilman in New York City, and died there. 
Schuyler's mother was the daughter of Jacob Miller and 
Jane Oakley of New York City. She lived in New York 
City, and died there. Her ancestors came from France 
and Holland in 1650 and settled at Kinderhook, New York. 
The Schuyler genealogy shows that our classmate is 
descended directly from Philip Schuyler, first mayor of 



Albany, and that the family intermarried with almost all 
the old Dutch families, Van Dorn, Van Dusen, Rutherfurd, 
Van Rensselaer, etc. 

Schuyler was born in 1859 in New York City, and has 
lived all his life there, save one year in Iowa and the year 
which he spent with us in college. He attended the 
Columbia Grammar School and took a year in the College 
of the City of New York. Then came a year at Iowa Col- 
lege, Grinnell, Iowa, before his entrance at Yale. He left 
New Haven at the end of freshman year in order to begin 
his professional studies, but not before he had exhibited 
some athletic ability by winning the hundred-yard dash and 
a three-legged race, the latter in collaboration with Cuyler, 
with whom he roomed on York Street. Schuyler also rowed 
on the freshman crew. 

Immediately after leaving college he entered the 
Columbia Law School, taking the entire course; but he did 
not apply for admission to the bar, as he had built up, while 
studying in the law school, an insurance business which he 
continued. Subsequently he went into the real estate busi- 
ness, in which he has been continuously engaged since 1885. 
For many years he has been and is now a member of the 
Real Estate Board of Brokers, which is the Real Estate 
Exchange of the city of New York, and is one of the gov- 
ernors, having been for several years secretary. He is a 
director in the Peroxine Electro-Chemical Company, a 
director in the Rosenstock Chemical Company, secretary of 
the Fairview Maude Mining Company of Nevada, and a 
director in the Saxo-American Embroidery Works of New 
Castle, Delaware. He is a veteran of the Seventh Regi- 
ment, and was one of the founders of Troop A, now 
Squadron A. An institution which he organized is the 
Century Bank, New York City, and he was a director in it. 
He also helped organize the Colonial Bank, New York 
City. He is secretary of the Riverside and Morningside 


Heights Association of New York City, a local association 
on the upper West Side, near Schuyler Square, which was 
named after him. He is an expert appraiser for the city 
of New York of property taken in condemnation proceed- 
ings. He is a member of the following clubs: the St. 
Nicholas, Lawyers', New York Athletic, and Barnard, and 
the Holland Society. 

On January 21, 1885, he married Sarah E. Roach in 
Chester, Pennsylvania. She was the daughter of John B. 
Roach, the ship-builder, and died in December, 1893. A 
son, Lansing Roach Schuyler, was born, but died in 1888, 
at the age of two years and seven months. On June 1, 
1895, in Philadelphia, he was married again, to Adele 
Sartori, daughter of John B. Sartori and Juliette de Courcy 
of the Maryland de Courcys. Of this union came three 
children: Katharine, born on March 16, 1896, died on 
July 4, 1896; Juliette de Courcy, born on August 5, 1897; 
and Rutherfurd, born on July 8, 1903, all in New York 
City. Juliette is preparing for college at Miss Masters' 
School in Dobbs Ferry, New York, and Rutherfurd is 
entered in the class of 1914 at St. Mark's School, Massa- 

His business address is 165 Broadway, New York City, 
and his residence is Dobbs-Ferry-on-Hudson. 

Oscar Trufant Sewall is the son of Edward Sewall and 
Sarah Elizabeth (Swanton) Sewall. He belongs to the well- 
known ship-building family of Bath, Maine. His father 
was born on September 28, 1833, at Bath. He was a ship- 
builder, owner, and operator, and died on March 21, 1879, 
in New York. The parents of Edward Sewall were 
William Dunning Sewall and Rachel Allen Trufant of Bath. 
The Sewall ancestors were English and came from 



Coventry. Our classmate's mother was also born at Bath. 
She was the daughter of Samuel Swanton of Bath and Ann 
Maria Robinson of Gilmanton, New Hampshire. The 
Swanton ancestors were also English. 

Oscar Trufant Sewall 

Sewall was born on June 26, i860, in Bath, attended the 
public schools, and was graduated from the Bath High 
School in 1878. He entered Yale in September, 1878, but 
left college in December. He roomed with Richardson in 
North Middle, and was a member of Kappa Sigma Epsilon. 

Upon leaving college he went to work in his father's 
office in Bath, remaining until the following summer, when 
he went to San Francisco, entering the employ of the ship- 
ping and commission house of Williams, Blanchard & 
Company. On January 1, 1880, the firm was changed to 
Williams, Dimond & Company, and he entered the up-town 



office of the firm, where he continued as clerk, occupying 
desks in the different departments until January, 1890, 
when he was admitted as a general partner in the firm. He 
continued in San Francisco until 1897, when the firm's in- 
terests made it necessary to establish an office in New York. 
I [e established the office under the same firm name, and 
became resident partner in New York, where he still con- 
tinues. He writes that he was "originally a Democrat, but 
changed to a political faith which was for the Republican 
in national elections and for the best man, whoever he might 
be, in municipal contests." In 1900 he took a trip abroad, 
sailing in October and visiting England, France, Italy, and 
Spain. He returned in March of the following year. He 
is a director in the American Hawaiian Steamship Company 
of New York, and of Cook & Company, Limited, of 
Seattle, Washington, and is or has been a member of the 
Pacific Union Club of San Francisco, the Racquet and Ten- 
nis Club of New York, the Down Town Association and 
the Jolly Mariners' Club of New York, the Englewood 
(New Jersey) Club, the Englewood Golf Club, and the 
Englewood Field Club. 

In San Rafael, California, on September 5, 1900, Sewall 
married Josefa Neilson Crosby, daughter of Arthur 
Crosby, a graduate of Rutgers College, and Josephine La 
Tourette Burke. Mrs. Sewall is a direct descendant of 
William Lloyd, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. 
There are two Sewall children: Oscar Crosby, born on 
August 8, 1 901, and Louise, born on August 28, 1902, both 
in Rye, New York. Since that time the family has moved 
to Englewood. 

His business address is 82 Wall Street, New York City, 
and his residence is Englewood, New Jersey. 



William Seymour left college in the latter part of 
junior year. He was then for a time cashier in the office 
of Henry M. Cowles, banker and broker, Wall Street, New 
York City. In December, 1882, he accepted a position as 
traveling salesman for Hincks & Johnson, manufacturers of 
carriages, at Bridgeport, Connecticut. He remained with 
that firm until January 1, 1887, when he became general 
Western selling agent for Cruttenden & Company of New 
Haven, Connecticut, manufacturers of carriages, and as- 
sumed charge of their Western establishment at 341-345 
Wabash Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. He married Katherine 
W. Camp at Newington, Connecticut, on November 17, 

(From the Sexennial and Vicennial Records.) 

Horatio Odell Stone is the son of Horatio Odell Stone 
and Elizabeth Ann (Yager) Stone. His father was a 
Chicago merchant and capitalist. The father was born in 
Victor (now Phelps), New York, on January 21, 181 1, and 
died in Chicago on July 22, 1877. His parents were 
Ebenezer Stone of Stonington, Connecticut, and Clarissa 
Odell of Victor, New York, and the Stone ancestors were 
English, coming from the old country in 1635 and settling 
at Stonington. Our classmate's mother was the daughter 
of David Yager of Clifton Springs, New York, and Rhoda 
Eliza Auchempaugh of Phelps. Her family came from 
Holland to Phelps in 1730. She was born on October 28, 
1839, at Clifton Springs. 

Stone was born on July 15, 1 8 60, in Chicago, and prepared 
for college in the Chicago public schools and Lake Forest 
Academy, from the latter of which he was graduated in 
1878. At the end of freshman year he left our class and 
entered '83, and was graduated with that class. He roomed 


the first year with Farwell at 464 Chapel Street, and for 
the remaining four with Folsom, one in Old South and 
three in Durfee. Basehall and the class track work engaged 

Horatio Odell Stone 

his attention. He was financial editor of the Yale News in 
1883, a member of the Kappa Sigma Epsilon campaign 
committee, and, in addition to Kappa Sigma Epsilon, be- 
longed to He Boule, Psi Upsilon, and Scroll and Key. 

The summer of 1883, after graduation, included a trip 
to Europe. Then came a year in Chicago, after which he 
and C. H. Burr of '83 went West to fulfil a contract to 
resurvey the boundary line between Arizona and Mexico. 
They were compelled to abandon this on account of the 
uprising led by the Indian chief Geronimo, and spent the 
following two years mining and civil engineering in Colo- 
rado. Then Stone returned to Chicago, became a member 



of the Board of Trade, and operated on it for two years. 
Since then he has been engaged in the real estate and mort- 
gage loan business under the name of H. O. Stone & 
Company. He is a member of the Calumet Club, the Union 
League Club, the Illinois Athletic Club, the Washington 
Park Club, the South Shore Club, the Chicago Automobile 
Club, and the Chicago Commercial Club. In 1894 he made 
a trip to Central America, and the year 1897 was spent 
traveling in Europe. 

On June 29, 1893, in Chicago, he married Sara Latimer 
Clarke, daughter of James Calvin Clarke and Susan Shafer. 
Mrs. Stone's paternal ancestors were English, Irish, and 
German, including: Lord Cavan of County Cavan, 
Ireland; Thomas Jennings Johnson, colonial governor of 
Maryland; Tamitha Worthington of Virginia; and Eliza- 
beth McCubbin, who married Charles Baltimore Calvert, 
youngest son of Cecil Calvert, Lord Baltimore. 

His business address is 125 Monroe Street, and his resi- 
dence is 4924 Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. 

Charles Sumner is the son of George Frederick Sumner 
and Maria (Tucker) Sumner. His father was born in 
Canton, Massachusetts, on June 7, 1830, the son of 
Nathaniel Sumner and Nancy Turner. He was a man- 
ufacturer and is still living. The Sumner family came from 
Bicester, England, in 1636, and settled at Meeting House 
Hill, Dorchester, Massachusetts. Sumner's mother was 
also born in Canton on September 25, 1832, the daughter 
of Francis W. Tucker of Canton and Prudence Virgin Hoyt 
of Concord, New Hampshire. 

Born on August 26, 1857, in Canton, Massachusetts, 
Sumner received his education in the Canton public schools 
and was graduated from the Canton High School in 1875. 



Later he attended the Boston Latin School. He entered 
Vale with our class, but left in freshman year. During his 
stay he roomed alone at Mrs. Tyler's, 464 Chapel Street. 

Charles Sumner 

Since leaving college he has been engaged in finance, real 
estate, manufacturing, and farming. He is a Unitarian and 
a Republican. 

On December 31, 1884, in Llaverhill, Massachusetts, he 
married Elizabeth Rand Kelly, daughter of Amos Sawyer 
Kelly and Elizabeth C. Batcheller. There are two children: 
Amie May, born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on October 
2, 1885, and James Batcheller, born in Canton, Massachu- 
setts, on November 19, 1887. Amie May is a graduate of 
Smith College in the class of 1908. James was graduated at 
Harvard in the class of 1910. 

His address is Canton Junction, Massachusetts. 



Joseph Parker Trowbridge is the son of Henry Trow- 
bridge and Lucy Elizabeth (Parker) Trowbridge. Henry 
Trowbridge was born August 14, 1836, at New Haven, 

Joseph Parker Trowbridge 

Connecticut. He was a West India merchant, divided his 
time between New Haven and New York, and died June 
29, 1900, in Williamstown, Massachusetts. His parents 
were Thomas Rutherford Trowbridge and Caroline Hoad- 
ley of New Haven. The family was of English origin, the 
ancestors coming to this country from Taunton, England, 
in 1636, settling at Dorchester, Massachusetts. Trow- 
bridge's mother was born June 12, 1836, at New Haven, 
and died there March 28, 1881. She was the daughter of 
Joseph Parker and Caroline Mulford, of English origin, 
her ancestors coming to this country in 1636, settling in 
Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

Trowbridge was born June 8, 1861, at New Haven. He 



attended private school and later spent six years in the Hop- 
kins Grammar School, being graduated in 1S7S, and enter- 
ing '82 with the class. He left in December, joining '83 
the following year, and was graduated with that class. 1 [e 
roomed at home and was a member of Delta Kappa, 
He Boule, and Psi Upsilon, and was on the campaign com- 
mittee of Delta Kappa. 

After graduation he studied at the Yale Medical School 
for two years and was for six years in the West India busi- 
ness with H. Trowbridge's Sons. Since 1900 he has been 
with the freight department of the New York, Xew Haven 
and Hartford Railroad, being formerly located at its Har- 
lem terminal in New York City and now in New Haven as 
special freight agent. He was a member of the University 
Club of New York, the New Haven Lawn Club, the Quinni- 
piack Club, and the Republican League Club of New 
Haven, but resigned from all in 1900. 

He married December 15, 1893, at Branford, Connec- 
ticut, Katherine Veronica Shields, the daughter of David 
Shields and Catherine Cavanaugh. They have had three 
children: Kathryn Parker, born February 26, 1895, at 
Branford; Joseph Parker, born August 21, 1898, at North- 
port, Long Island; and Marion Elizabeth, born September 
9, 1903, at New York City (died July 19, 1904). 

His business address is care New York, New Llaven and 
Hartford Railroad Company, New Haven, Connecticut, 
and his residence is 528 West One Hundred and Forty-fifth 
Street, New York City. 

*William Loujeay Van Kirk was the son of William 
and Wilhelmeinia (McKee) Van Kirk. He was Dutch on 
the paternal side, his ancestors coming from Holland in the 
seventeenth century to settle in New York. His mother was 



of Irish descent. Van Kirk was born April 14, i860, at Pitts- 
burgh, Pennsylvania, and prepared for college at the Pitts- 
burgh High School and with private tutors. Entering with 
the class, he roomed the first year on York Street, and dur- 
ing sophomore year in South Middle with Vought. He was 
a member of Delta Kappa and Psi Upsilon, and was also a 
member of the Delta Kappa campaign committee. 

Leaving college in junior year, he engaged in business 
with Long & Company, Iron Manufacturers, Pittsburgh. At 
the expiration of two years he severed his connection with 
that firm, and established himself as a stock-broker. After 
two years he retired, devoting himself to his investments 
and the care of his property. Later he was with the Mu- 
tual Life Insurance Company, and remained with that com- 
pany until his death, on October 19, 1906. He belonged to 
the Pittsburgh Club, was a Republican and a member of the 
Oakland Methodist Episcopal Church. 

On June 16, 1887, at Pittsburgh, he married Elizabeth 
Verner Long, the daughter of David Long and Elizabeth 
Verner. There were two children — Dorothy McKee, born 
October 25, 1888, and William, born January n, 1891, 
both at Pittsburgh. Only the son is living, and he is at pres- 
ent a sophomore in Cornell University. 

*Paul Wright was the son of Dexter R. W T right and 
Maria H. (Phelps) Wright, and for his antecedents see the 
biography of his brother, Arthur B. Wright (page 429). 
He was born April 13, 1859, at Meriden, Connecticut, and 
removed to New Haven with his parents in 1863. Enter- 
ing with the class, he left at the end of freshman year, 
joining '83 and remaining with that class two years. He 
roomed at home, and was a member of Kappa Sigma Ep- 



After he left Yale he took a special course in mining and 
engineering at Columbia, and then devoted himself to coal 
mining and engineering in Indiana and Illinois. He died 
March 23, 1906, at Chicago, of pneumonia, leaving a 
widow and two daughters. During the last few years of 
his life he did not enjoy good health, and this greatly lim- 
ited his career, but he achieved greater success in a business 
way than is usual in a man of his age. He was well known 
to the coal trade in Chicago, and was greatly esteemed as a 
man of sterling qualities. 


The following memorial was drawn up by Abbott 
and Dillingham under a motion passed by the 
class at its business meeting, June 25, 1907: 

Whereas our friends and classmates, Wayland 
Irving Bruce, David Anderson Chenault, Frank 
Runyon Gallaher, George Parker Richardson, 
and Frank Hiram Snell, have been taken from us 
since our last reunion, 

Resolved that we, members of the class of 
1882, gathered at the twenty-fifth anniversary of 
our graduation from Yale, do hereby personally, 
and jointly as a class, express our grief at the loss 
which we have suffered in their death. They were 
joined to us by the close ties which four years of 
college life together had woven about us, and in 
the intimacy of that life, and in the years which 
have passed since then, we found them to be true 
men and sincere, sympathetic, and steadfast 
friends. In the outside world their fine personal 
qualities, their upright lives, and the services which 
they rendered to their friends and to the public 
won them respect and esteem, and the communi- 
ties in which they lived mourn with us over their 



Graduated June, 1882 1 18 

Post obit, degree 1 

Degrees conferred later with enrolment in class 3 


Deceased 21 

Living January 1, 191 1 101 


1850 — Rossiter. 

1852— Snyder. 

1853 — Lovering, Rolfe. 

1856— Blumley, Darling, *Gallaher, Wight. 

1857— Bartlett, Lewis, Stillman. 

1858— Barbour, Bennett, *Bruce, Eno, Hanlon, McMillan, Titche, 

1859 — Badger, Bate, Beede, Billings, *Chenault, Churchill, Clement, 
Cragin, Ely, Foote, Ford, *Hand, Hawkes, Holland, Hopkins, 
Kellogg (F. A.), Long, Lowe, McKnight, Palmer, Parke, Parsons, 
Pember, Pollock, Rice, Richards, *Richardson, Sanford, *Shoe- 
maker, *Sholes, Storrs, *Weaver, Welch, Welles, *Wentworth, 
♦Williams (E. S.), Williams (H. L.). 

i860— Abbott, Allen (J. F.), Allen (M. S.), Atterbury, Bailey, Baltz, 
Brewster, *Brockway, Bronson, *Campbell, Eaton, Farwell, 
French, Friend, *Fries, Gardes, Graves (C. B.), Hebard, Jefferds, 
KelloggQ. P.), Kingman, Lay, McBride, Moodey, Morris, *Page, 
Pardee, Pierce, Piatt, Pratt, Scranton, Scudder, Silver (E. V.), 
Silver (L. M.), Vought, Weed, Wells, *Worcester. 

1 861 — Bates, Beach, Bentley, Boltwood, Brinton, *Curtis, Dillingham, 
FitzGerald, Foster, Graves (G. H.), Griggs, * Johnson, Kittredge, 
Knapp, Loomis, Lyman, *Murphy, Osborne, Rutledge, Shipley, 
Smith, *Snell, Sweetser. 

1862 — Cumming, *Cuyler, Waller, Wright. 




Arkansas — Gardes. 

Alabama — Lay. 

Connecticut — Abbott, Allen (J. F.), Blumley, Brewster, Bronson, Cragin, 

*Curtis, Foote, Ford, Kellogg (F. A.), Kellogg (J. P.), Knapp, Lewis, 

Loomis, Lyman, McKnight, Morris, Osborne, Pardee, Pember, Rice, 

Rossiter, Sanford, Scudder, Smith, Waller, Weed, Welch, *Whitney, 

* Williams (E. S.), Wright. 
Georgia — dimming. 

Illinois — Bentley, Ely, Farwell, *Gallaher, Graves (C. B.). 
Indiana — Barbour. 
Kansas — Lowe. 

Kentucky — Bennett, *Chenault. 
Louisiana — Titche. 

Maine — Dillingham, Hawkes, Jeffords, *Page, Rolfe. 
Maryland — Beach. 
Massachusetts — Badger, Boltwood, Foster, French, Holland, Kingman, 

Lovering, ^Richardson, *Sholes, Wight, Williams (H. L.). 
Michigan — *Snell. 
Minnesota — Griggs, Welles. 
Missouri — *Campbell. 

New Hampshire — Beede, *Brockway, Kittredge, Richards. 
New Jersey — Atterbury, Hanlon, Pratt. 
New York— Allen (M. S.), Bartlett, Bate, *Bruce, Churchill, Clement, 

Darling, Eno, Hopkins, McBride, Moodey, Palmer, Parsons, Piatt, 

Silver (E. V.), Silver (L. M.), Stillman, Sweetser, Vought, Wells, 

Ohio — Shipley, Storrs. 
Pennsylvania — Bailey, Baltz, Billings, Brinton, *Cuyler, *Fries, *Hand, 

Hebard, Long, McMillan, *Murphy, Parke, Scranton, ^Shoemaker, 

Snyder, ^Weaver. 
Rhode Island — Pierce. 
South Carolina — Rutledge. 
Vermont — Bates, Graves (G. H.). 
Wisconsin — Friend, *Wentworth. 
Canada — Eaton. 
China — Liang. 
Syria — *Johnson. 




Hopkins Grammar School — Allen (J. F.)j Brewster, Eno, Ford, Gardes, 
Graves (G. H.), Hawkes, Kellogg (F. A.), Knapp, Lyman, Osborne, 
Pardee, Shoemaker, Titche, Weed, Wright — 16. 

Williston Seminary, Easthampton — *Bruce, Darling, *Hand, Hebard, 
Holland, Hopkins, Ely, Lewis, McBride, Piatt, Richards, Scudder, 
Storrs — 13. 

Phillips Academv at Andover — Bailev, Eaton, Foster, Lovering, McMil- 
lan, Silver (E. V.), Silver (L. M.), Wells— 8. 

Hartford High School — Boltwood, Liang, Morris, Rice, Welch, Welles, 
♦Williams (E. S.)— 7. 

Adams Academy, Quincy, Mass. — Badger, French — 2. 

Adelphi Academy, Brooklyn — Moodey, Palmer — 2. 

Bangor (Maine) High School — Dillingham, Jefrerds— 2. 

Bath (Maine) High School — *Page, *Richardson— 2. 

Bulkeley School (New London, Conn.) — Graves (C. B.), Waller — 2. 

Montclair (N. J.) High School— Churchill, Pratt— 2. 

Phillips Exeter Academy — Lowe, Pollock — 2. 

Rockville (Conn.) High School — McKnight, Pember— 2. 

St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H. — *Cuyler, Lay — 2. 

Tilton (N. H.) Seminary — Beede, *Brockway — 2. 

Waterbury English and Classical School — Bronson, Kellogg (J. P.) — 2. 

Of the remaining 56, 51 prepared at different academies, institutes, and 
high schools, while 5 prepared under private tutors. 


Entered Yale 

Atterbury Princeton '81 January, 1879 

Barbour Miami University September, 1878 

Beede Boston University '82 September, 1879 

Bennett Central University, Richmond, 

Ky. '82 September, 1879 

Hanlon Dickinson College '82 

Wesleyan University '82 September, 1880 

*Murphy Princeton '82 September, 1879 

Rutledge Virginia Military Institute, 

Lexington, Va September, 1880 

Stillman Amherst '81 September, 1878 




Beach — Samuel Ferguson Beach, Wesleyan 1846. 

Bentley — Cyrus Bentley, Brown 1844. 

Boltwood — Lucius Manlius Boltwood, Amherst 1843. 

Brewster — Joseph Brewster, Yale 1842. 

Brinton — John Ferree Brinton, Yale 1848. 

Cumming — Joseph Bryan Cummfng, University of Georgia 1854. 

Foster — Dwight Foster, Yale 1848. 

French — Asa French, Yale 1851. 

Graves (G. H.) — Charles Emmett Graves, Trinity 1850. 

Hanlon — Thomas O'Hanlon, Princeton 1863. 

Jefferds — George Payson JefFerds, Bowdoin 1838. 

Kellogg (J. P.)— Stephen Wright Kellogg, Yale 1846. 

Lay — Henry Champlin Lay, University of Virginia 1842. 

Lyman — Chester Smith Lyman, Yale 1837. 

McMillan— John McMillan, Miami University 1850. 

Morris — Myron Newton Morris, Yale 1837. 

Osborne — Arthur Dimon Osborne, Yale 1848. 

Palmer — Lucius Noyes Palmer, University of New York 1848. 

Parke — Nathan Grier Parke, Washington and Jefferson 1840. 

Pierce — Henry Reuben Pierce, Amherst 1853. 

Piatt— Thomas Collier Piatt, Yale 1853- 

Pratt— Julius Howard Pratt, Yale 1842. 

Rice — James Quackenbush Rice, Wesleyan. 

*Richardson — George Leland Richardson, Bowdoin 1849. 

Rutledge — Benjamin Huger Rutledge, Yale 1848. 

Scudder — Evarts Scudder, Williams. 

Shipley — Murray Shipley, St. Xavier, Cincinnati. 

*Shoemaker — Lazarus Denison Shoemaker, Yale 1840. 

Silver, E. V. — Charles Alexander Silver, Norwich University 1841. 

Silver, L. M. — Charles Alexander Silver, Norwich University 1841. 

Storrs — Henry Martyn Storrs, Amherst 1846. 

Sweetser — J. Howard Sweetser, Amherst 1857. 

Welch— Henry K. W. Welch, Yale 1842. 

Welles— Roger Welles, Yale 1851. 

Wright— Dexter R. Wright, Wesleyan 1845. 




Ministry — Brewster, *Hand, Lay, Mcknight, Morris, Snyder, Wight — 7. 

Law — Atterbury, Badger, Bates, Beach, Bentley, Blumley, Boltwood, 
Brinton, Bronson, *Campbell, Cumming, Ely, French, *Fries, Griggs, 
Hawkes, Kellogg (J. P.), Kittredge, Knapp, Loomis, Mc Bride, 
♦Murphy, Osborne, *Page, Palmer, Pardee, Parke, Rice, Rutledge, 
Storrs, Titche, Waller, Wells, Wright— 34. 

Medicine — *Brockway, Cragin, Eaton, Foster, Graves (C. B.), Jcfferds. 
Kingman, Lewis, Lowe, Scudder, *Shoemaker, Silver (E. V.), Silver 
(L. M.)> Smith, *Weaver— 15. 

Education— Abbott, Barbour, Bartlett, *Bruce, *Chenault, Foote, Ford, 
Hanlon, Pratt, Rolfe, Rossiter, Sanford, *Whitney— 13. 

Business (Manufacturing and Mercantile) — Allen (J. F.), Allen 
(M. S.), Baltz, Bate, Beede, Darling, Dillingham, Farwell, Friend, 
*Gallaher, Hebard, Long, Lyman, Moodey, Parsons, Pember, 
Richards, Scranton, Shipley, *Snell, Stillman, Sweetser, *Worcester, 
Williams (H. L.)-2 4 . 

Finance — Bailey, Clement, Hopkins, *Richardson, *Sholes, Vought, 
Welles— 7. 

Agriculture — Bennett, Lovering, McMillan, Weed — 4. 

Public Service — Gardes, Kellogg (F. A.), Liang — 3. 

Insurance — Welch, *Williams (E. S.)— 2. 

Real Estate— Eno, Holland — 2. 

Transportation — Piatt — 1. 

Art— FitzGerald— 1. 

Chemistry — Graves (G. H.) — 1. 

Electrical Engineering — Pierce — 1. 

Journalism — Churchill — 1. 

Meteorology — *Curtis — 1. 

None — Billings, *Cuyler, *Johnson, Pollock, *Wentworth — 5. 




New York City and Vicinity— Allen (M. S.), Atterbury, Bate, Churchill, 
Cragin, Dillingham, Ely, Foote, Hawkes, Kellogg (F. A.), Lewis, 
Lyman, Moodey, Palmer, Parsons, Piatt, Pollock, Rice, Silver (L. M.), 
Stillman, Storrs, Sweetser, Wells — 23. 

Chicago, 111. — Bates, Bentley, Farwell, Ford, Wright — 5. 

Boston, Mass. — Badger, French, Pierce, Scudder — 4. 

New Haven, Conn. — Billings, Loomis, Osborne, Pardee — 4. 

Hartford, Conn. — Pember, Welch, Welles — 3. 

Philadelphia, Pa. — Baltz, Brinton, Hebard — 3. 

Washington, D. C. — Beach, Eno, Gardes — 3. 

Buffalo, N. Y.— Clement, Vought— 2. 

New London, Conn. — Graves (C. B.), Waller — 2. 

New Orleans, La. — Friend, Titche — 2. 

Waterbury, Conn. — Bronson, Kellogg (J. P.) — 2. 

The above are the cities in which two or more members of the class 
reside. The others are distributed as follows: 

Connecticut— Allen (J. F.), Blumley, Graves (G. H.), Kingman, Knapp, 

McKnight, Morris, Rossiter, Sanford— 9. 
Massachusetts — Darling, Lovering, Lowe, Snyder, Wight, Williams 

(H. L.)-6. 
Pennsylvania — Bailey, Parke, Long, Scranton — 4. 
California — Hanlon, Richards, Weed — 3. 
New York— Bartlett, Hopkins, McBride— 3. 
New Jersey— Abbott, McMillan— 2. 
Colorado — Brewster, Holland— 2. Ohio — Shipley — 1. 
Washington— Griggs, Smith— 2. Oregon— Jeff erds—i. 

Georgia— Cumming— 1. South Carolina— Rutledge—i. 

Kentucky— Bennett— 1. South Dakota— Kittredge—i. 

Maine — Eaton— 1. Tennessee — Rolfe— 1. 

Michigan— Boltwood— 1. Utah— Silver (E. V.) — 1. 

Minnesota— Foster— 1 . Wisconsin— Pratt— 1 . 

Nebraska— Barbour— 1. Paris, France— FitzGerald—i. 

New Hampshire— Beede— 1. Peking, China— Liang— 1. 

North Carolina — Lay — 1. 




Republican— Allen (J. F.), Allen (M.S.), Badger, Bait/., Bennett, Bill- 
ings, Bronson, Clement, Cragin, Dillingham, Eaton, French, Graves 
(G. H.), Hawkes, Hebard, Hopkins, Kellogg (J. P.), Kingman, 
Kittredge, Long, Lowe, McMillan, McKnight, Moodey, Osborne, 
Palmer, Parke, Pierce, Piatt, Richards, Scudder, *Shoemaker, Silver 
(L. M.), Smith, Snvder, Storrs, Waller, Welch, Welles, Williams 
(H. L.), Wight— 41. 

Democrat — Bate, Churchill, Cumming, Ely, Gardes, Loomis, McBride, 
Pardee, Rutledge, Titche, Wells — II. 

Independent — Barbour, Beach, Graves (C. B.), Lovering, Morris, Par- 
sons, Pratt, Sanford — 8. 

Gold Democrat— Boltwood, Kellogg (F. A.) — 2. 

Cleveland Democrat — Atterbury — 1 . 

Not stated— 60. 


Episcopal — Baltz, Beach, Brewster, Darling, Dillingham, Ely, Ford, 
Graves (G. H.), Hebard, Holland, Hopkins, Kellogg (F. A.),' Kellogg 
(J. P.), Kingman, Lay, Morris, Pardee, Pratt, Rutledge, Sanford, 
Shipley, Stillman, Wright — 23. 

Congregational — Boltwood, Bronson, *Curtis, Graves (C. B.), Griggs, 
Jefferds, Loomis, Lovering, McKnight, *Page, Pierce, Richards, 
Rossiter, Scudder, Smith, Snyder, Sweetser, Welles, Wight — 19. 

Presbyterian — Bailey, Clement, Cragin, Farwell, *Hand, McBride, 
McMillan, Moodey, Palmer, Parke, Parsons, Silver (E. V.), Silver 
(L. M.), Storrs, Wells— 15. 

Unitarian — Lowe, Williams (H. L.) — 2. 

Methodist — Hanlon — I. 

Dutch Reformed— Bartlett— 1. 

Roman Catholic — Gardes — 1. 

Not stated— 60. 




Thomas McDonnell Wentworth April 30, 1882 

Theodore De Witt Cuyler January 1, 1883 

Barclay Johnson April 21, 1885 

Emmet Smith Williams January 13, 1886 

Harry Chambers Fries July 14, 1886 

Charles Mather Sholes August 7, 1889 

James Alexander Campbell July 13, 1890 

Franklin Eldred Worcester March 3, 1891 

Daniel B. Weaver September 17, 1891 

Alfred Chapman Hand March 13, 1892 

Joseph Ernest Whitney February 25, 1893 

George Edward Curtis February 3, 1895 

Walter Murphy February 5, 1897 

Fred John Brockway April 21, 1901 

David Anderson Chenault January 21, 1903 

Frank Hiram Snell November 8, 1904 

George Parker Richardson December 9, 1904 

Wayland Irving Bruce June 2, 1906 

Frank Runyon Gallaher October 13, 1906 

Frank Edward Page May 25, 1909 

Levi Ives Shoemaker September 27, 1909 




Abbott— Jane Harrison, New Haven, Conn June 21, 1888 

Allen, J. F.— Cornelia Parker Breese, Meriden, Conn. November 3, 1893 
Atterbury— Emma H. Baker, East Orange, N. J. ..November 17, 1892 
Badger— Elizabeth Hand Wilcox, New Haven, Conn.. .October 6, 1887 

Bailey — Kay H. Alger, Detroit, Mich September 15, 1892 

Baltz— Mary I [art Welling, New York April 23, 1901 

Barbour — Margaret Roxanna Lamson, New Haven, Conn., 

December 6, 1887 
Bartlett— Mary Kate Hayward, Warsaw, N. Y.. . .December 25, 1883 

Bate— Irene Sharp, Brooklyn, N. Y December 7, 1887 

Bates— Minnie Lydia Couch, Derby, Conn September 21, 1886 

Beach — Elizabeth Grayson Carter, Oatlands, Va.. ..December 25, 1893 

Beede— Martha Bowker Melcher, Laconia, N. H April 15, 1901 

Bennett — Mary Winston Warfield, Lexington, Ky. .. February 18, 1886 

Bentley — Elizabeth King, Chicago, 111 January 8, 1889 

Billings— Mary Elizabeth Alden, New Haven, Conn. ..March 27, 1884 

(Died May 17, 1905-) 
Boltwood — Mary Gernon Rice, Grand Rapids, Mich. September 1, 1891 

Brewster— Stella Yates, New York City June 10, 1891 

Brinton — Lina Ives, New Haven, Conn April 25, 1893 

*Brockway— Marian L. Turner, Mt. Savage, Md.. . .November 25, 1891 
Bronson— Helen Adams Norton, Brooklyn, N. Y March 26, 1889 

*Bruce — Mary Emily Skinner, New Haven, Conn April 3, 1883 

*Chenault — Bettie Baker Bronston, Richmond, Ky July 17, 1883 

Churchill — Llewella Pierce, New York August 14, 1889 

Clement— Caroline Jewett Tripp, Buffalo, N. Y March 27, 1884 

Cragin — Mary Randle Willard, Colchester, Conn May 23, 1889 

Cumming — Mary Gairdner Smith, Summerville, Ga. November 27, 1889 

Darling — Ada Brann, Brattleboro, Vt December 23, 1902 

Eaton— Emily Tirzah Parks, Medford, Mass November 25, 1885 

Ely — Emma Stotsenburg, New Albany, Ind June 8, 1886 

Eno— Alice Rathbone, New Orleans, La April 4, 1883 

Farwell— Fanny N. Day, Chicago, 111 May 19, 1887 

FitzGerald— Sybil Mary Winifred Wyndham, Florence, Italy, 

March, 1894 

Ford— Hattie Winslow Downs, Milford, Conn September 18, 1889 

Foster — Sophie Vernon Hammond, St. Paul, Minn January 1, 1894 

French — Elisabeth Ambrose Wales, Randolph, Mass. December 13, 1887 
Friend— Ida Weis, New Orleans, La March 19, 1890 

Gardes— Lucie Wiltz, New Orleans, La November 7, 1888 



Graves, C. B. — Frances Manwaring Miner, New London, Conn., 

September 10, 1891 
Graves, G. H. — Mary Caroline Goodsell, Bridgeport, Conn., 

January 17, 

Griggs — Elvira Caroline Ingersoll, Tacoma, Wash June 15, 

*Hand — Sara Lord Avery, Mansfield, Ohio June 27, 

Hanlon — Lida Davis Lillagore, Ocean Grove, N. J.. December 27, 

Hawkes — Julia A. Burrell, New York January 21, 

Hebard — Hannah J. Morgan, Cleveland, Ohio September 30, 

Holland — Florence Olmsted Ward, Denver, Colo June 3, 

Hopkins — Mary Howland Pell, New York April 21, 

Kellogg, F. A. — Caroline F. Kilbourne, New York June 4, 

Kellogg, J. P. — Clara Mason, Bridgeport, Conn .June 1, 

Kingman — Fanny A. Terry, New Bedford, Mass ..November 19, 
(Died December 29, 1889.) 

Mary T. Cheever, Portsmouth, N. H July 6, 

Knapp — Emily Hale Perkins, Hartford, Conn February 9, 

Lay — Anna Booth Balch, Baltimore, Md June 26, 

Loomis — Catharine Canfield Northrop, New Haven, Conn., 

April 22, 
Lovering — Eva Augusta Archer, New Rochelle, N. Y. . .August 5, 
Lowe — Amelia Frances Robbins, Arlington, Mass.. .December 14, 

McBride — Anna Truax Thurber, New York November 25, 

McKnight — Jennie Louise Weed, New Haven, Conn. .. .May 19, 

McMillan — Alice Robinson, Brooklyn, N. Y September 16, 

Moodey — Helen Antoinette Paine, Painesville, Ohio July 12, 

Morris — Mary Josephine Burlingame, Amesbury, Mass., 

October 24, 
*Murphy — Emma Benson Purves, Philadelphia, Pa.. .September 20, 

*Page — Gertrude M. Swenson, Chicago, 111 July 2, 

Palmer — Mary Eagle, Brooklyn, N. Y December 4, 

Parke — Bertha Sandercock, Ariel, Pa October 6, 

Parsons — Laura Wolcott Collins, Rye, N. Y June 26, 

Pierce — Carrie de Zeng Morrow, Green Bay, Wis April 15, 

(Died April 7, 1906.) 
Piatt — Grace Lee Phelps, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.. ..... .November 9, 

(Died July 14, 1907.) 
Pollock — Fannie Dawson Greenough, Wilmington, N. C.August 9, 

Pratt — Annie Barclay, Washington, D. C December 27, 

Rice — Helen Eggleston Howd, Pleasant Valley, Conn., 

September 18, 

Richards — Bertha M. Gray, New Haven, Conn June 5, 

*Richardson — Elizabeth Whittaker Decker, Boston, Mass., 

(Died June 24, 1899.) September 16, 

Rolfe — Martha Kerr, Memphis, Tenn December 24, 



Rossiter — Eleanor Genevieve Brown, New Canaan, Conn., 

August 22, 1883 

Rutledge— Emma Craig Blake, Fletcher, N. C October 5, 1892 

Sanford— Annie Bennett Tomlinson, Derby, Conn July 7, 1898 

Scranton — Mar)- Dumesnil Mcllvaine, St. Albans, Vt. .October 15, 1884 
Scudder — Abigail Taylor Seelye, Northampton, Mass. September 5, 1895 
Shipley— Charlotte H. Goshorn, Cincinnati, O June 22, 1887 

♦Shoemaker — Cornelia W. Scranton, Scranton, Pa.. . November 27, 1889 

♦Sholes— Anna Electa Tucker, Oswego, Kan December 25, 1884 

Silver, E. V. — Bessie Larsen, Salt Lake City, Utah April 3, 1901 

Silver, L. M. — Roberta Shoemaker, Philadelphia, Pa. .October 25, 1894 
Smith — Susan Selden Chichester, Geneseo, N. Y July 2, 1890 

♦Snell — Isabel Cromwell, New Haven, Conn October 16, 1900 

Snyder— Maria Louise Bradley, Maine July 9, 1883 

Storrs — Gertrude Cleveland, Orange, N. J December 15, 1897 

Titche — Fannj Kaufman, New Orleans, La June 18, 1890 

Vought — Natalie Blackmarr Sternberg, Buffalo, N. Y....June 19, 1888 

♦Weaver— Elizabeth A. White, Philadelphia, Pa October 20, 1885 

Weed — Emma Christie Ramsey, Chicago, 111 September 27, 1884 

Welch — Ellen Bunce, Hartford, Conn October 24, 1889 

Welles — Mary Amelia Patton, Washington, D. C June 12, 1888 

Wells— Eleanore B. Fitch, Freeport, 111 November 12, 1884 

♦Whitney — Sadie Prince Turner, Syracuse, N. Y.. .. November 15, 1883 

Wight— Charlotte Matilda Burgis, Detroit, Mich June 1, 1886 

Williams, H. L.— Isabella Hall Dewey, Boston, Mass.. . .May 28, 1884 

Wright — Florence Boyington Henderson, Fargo, N. D. . .May 18, 1900 

Living, 85; deceased, 12. 


Allen (M. S.), Blumley, ♦Campbell, ♦Curtis, ♦Cuyler, Dillingham, Foote, 
♦Fries, ♦Gallaher, Jefferds, ♦Johnson, Kittredge, Lewis, Long, Lyman, 
Osborne, Pardee, Pember, Stillman, Sweetser, Waller, ♦Wentworth, 
♦Williams (E. S.), ♦Worcester. Living, 15; deceased, 9. 


Allen, J. F.— Parker Breese October 31, 1895 

Theodore Ferguson October 29, 1897 

Gordon Ferguson October 2, 1906 

Badger — Walter Irving, Jr September 16, 1891 

Grace Ansley July 13, 1893 



Bailey — Russell Alger April 3, 1898 

Annette Alger September 4, 1903 

Baltz — Mary Hart Welling June 20, 1902 

Barbour — Eleanor February 22, 1889 

Bartlett — Ruth Hayward October 4, 1884 

*Mary Dudley December 14, 1887 

Loyd Hayward September 27, 1889 

*Donald Tanner 1892 

Robert Milne March 26, 1893 

Bate — Rutledge February 2, 1891 

Bates — Alice Melissa September 9, 1887 

Winifred Roberts July 14, 1889 

Beach — Katharine Elizabeth April 7, 1895 

Grace Carter September 2, 1896 

Elizabeth Morgan May 11, 1898 

Samuel Ferguson July 13, 1900 

Beede — Frances Melcher October 20, 1903 

John Woodbury March 9, 1906 

Bennett — Benjamin Warfleld December 6, 1886 

Waller December 13, 1888 

Sallie McChesney March 6, 1890 

Susan Anne May 15, 1892 

Samuel, Jr March 10, 1895 

(Died October 5, 1900.) 

William Dudley July 9, 1896 

John Warfleld October 2, 1902 

(Died July 24, 1904.) 

Bentley — Margaret August 28, 1892 

Richard June 5, 1894 

Billings — Charles Kingsbury, Jr November 21, 1885 

Margaret Louise November 10, 1886 

Mabel Frances May 3, 1888 

Julia Holmes January 17, 1890 

Mary Elizabeth February 7, 1892 

John Alden October 11, 1898 

Boltwood— Ruth Gernon April 15, 1894 

Brewster — Katrina Mynderse May 10, 1894 

Benjamin Yates December 28, 1896 

Josephine Stella June 8, 1900 

(Died December 18, 1900.) 

William June 24, 1907 

Stella Frances November 5, 1908 

Brinton— Caroline Ives March 25, 1894 

Anna Binney January 22, 1896 

Ferree, Jr August 9, 1900 



♦Brockway — Marian May 13, 

Dorothy February 27, 

Bronson — Norton Februarj 28, 

Richardson October 12, 

♦Bruce — Donald July 23, 

♦Chenault — Nettie Bronston December 12, 

Walter Scott July 22, 

Clement— Norman P April 12, 

Edith C April 22, 

(Died January 25, 1891.) 

Stephen M., Jr November 10, 

Harold T August 19, 

A I arion March 26, 

Stuart H April 2, 

Cragin — Miriam Willard September 30, 

Alice Gregory November 18, 

Edwin Bradford, Jr April 23, 

dimming— Mary Shaler December 3, 

Joseph Bryan August 10, 

Eaton — Irene Helen August 10, 

Ely — David Jay June 30, 

Alice Anne May 4, 

Farwell— Albert Day May 29, 

Marian January 15, 

Elizabeth Cooley June 12, 

FitzGerald — Alida Cecilia Winifred 

Edward Galbraith Augustine 

Foster — Harriet Burnside February 3, 

Elizabeth Hammond March 5, 

Roger Sherman December 13, 

French — Jonathan Wales. . , April 26, 

Constance April 13, 

Friend — Lillian Frances January 15, 

Julius Weis August 20, 

Caroline Henrietta January 31, 

Henry Joseph April 13, 

Gardes Alfred Wiltz August 22, 

Arthur Hutchins November 2, 

George Washburn December 31, 

Marie Louise Geraldine February 24, 

Graves, C. B. — Addison Miner July 8, 

(Died April 12, 1902.) 

Elizabeth Waterman November 16, 

Cir.r es, ( r. If.— Caroline October II, 

Griggs — Herbert Stanton January. . . . 

Chauncey Leavenworth July. . . . 









C503 3 


*Hand — Avery Chapman April 27, 

Hanlon — -j-Russell Yale October 24, 

John Nelson March 3, 

Marguerite Hickman August 9, 

Marie Maps December 6, 

Laura May March 26, 

Hebard — Morgan February 23, 

Holland — Barbara April 15, 

Elizabeth April 15, 

(Died April 25, 1901.) 

Josiah Gilbert November 16, 

Hopkins — Samuel Cornell, Jr October 11, 

Howland Pell October 21, 

Kellogg, F. A.— Helen Kilbourne March 1, 

(Died August 5, 1902.) 

Kellogg, J. P. — Fredrika Mason January 23, 

Elizabeth Hosmer February 23, 

Rosemary February 16, 

Kingman — Carolyn June 13, 

Knapp — A son April 17, 

(Died in infancy.) 

Farwell November 28, 

Lay — George Balch May 4, 

Elizabeth Atkinson April 6, 

Ellen Booth M arch 17, 

Anna Rogers June 3, 

Lucy Fitzhugh April 24, 

Henry Champlin September 1, 

Virginia Harrison May 16, 

Lovering — Charlotte Elizabeth January 14, 

James Howe September 12, 

Martin Archer October. . . . 

Lowe — Gwendolen Robbins July !> 

McKnight— Wallace May 2, 

Ray Weed May 11, 

(Died August 20, 1892.) 

Theodore Weed May 30, 

(Died August 6, 1896.) 

Moodey — Antoinette Paine May 15, 

Helen Chapin October 26, 

Gertrude September 28, 

Harriet October 13, 

Hannah Chapin August 6, 

f Class Boy. 


♦Murphy— Harold Purves July 9, 1890 

Helen Benson April 9, 1893 

Emma Maxwell January 12, 1895 

Palmer William Eagle December 6, 1890 

Josiah Culbert, Jr August 1 1, 1896 

Parsons— Annie Rankin August 8, 1885 

(Died October 5, 1886.) 

William Henry, 3d May 29, 1888 

John Palmer April 16, 1890 

( Miver Wolcott September 12, 1892 

Laura Cecilia November 6, 1893 

Mary Marselis October 8, 1894 

Pierce— Richard de Zeng April 20, 1892 

Piatt — Sherman Phelps June 2, 1890 

Charlotte December 6, 1896 

Thomas Collier, 2d May 3, 1898 

Pollock — Margaret June 27, 1883 

Rice — Welles Kennon January 1, 1887 

Dorothy Lee August 16, 1888 

Richards — Philip Hand June 19, 1894 

Rolfe — Robert Laurence December 6, 1887 

Gillham March 9, 1892 

Gladys J August 29, 1894 

Nina K January 27, 1897 

Rossiter— Ruth Frances March 28, 1886 

John Harold October 30, 1896 

Rutledge — Eleanor Middleton March 23, 1894 

Emma Blake August 23, 1897 

Alice Weston January 1, 1899 

Benjamin Huger, Jr January 11, 1902 

Amelia Van Cortlandt May 13, 1904 

Susan Middleton July 27, 1906 

Sanford — Joseph Hudson June 28, 1900 

Daniel Sammis, Jr April 4, 1902 

Scranton — John Walworth July 27, 1885 

Marian July 4, 1889 

Scudder — Evarts Seelye September 5, 1896 

Hilda Chapin February 7, 1899 

Shipley — Marguerita June 13, 1888 

Alfreda August 27, 1893 

♦Sholes— Hiram, 2d October 3, 1885 

William Mather June 1, 1888 

Silver, E. V. — Charles Alexander January 29, 1902 

Kathryn Vernon March 12, 1903 

Virginia October 13, 1904 

Edward Vernon, Jr May 31, 1906 



Silver, L. M. — Helen Mann September 28, 1895 

Margaret Bird March 25, 1897 

Henry Mann November 6, 1904 

Smith — Eunice Wakelee April 13, 1891 

Austin Chichester April 22, 1893 

Harriet Holbrook .May 17, 1897 

Dwight Chichester October 31, 1900 

Snyder — Elizabeth Glenn April 24, 1884 

Marian Louise June 14, 1886 

Henry Rossiter December 17, 1888 

Justine Pratt March 12, 1892 

Storrs — Cleveland Hitchcock May 10, 1900 

Titche — Bernard, Jr January 16, 1895 

Vought — Grandin S June 20, 1889 

John Henry July 3, 1892 

Schuyler Verplank March 16, 1894 

*Weaver— Rebecca W July 28, 1886 

Weed — Helen Brooks October 26, 1886 

Welles— Martin Rice March 2, 1889 

(Died August 5, 1895.) 

Carolyn Aiken January 21, 1892 

Margaret Stanley June 9, 1894 

Mary Patton November 29, 1897 

Roger Patton June 1, 1901 

Wells — Marguerite F September 30, 1885 

*Whitney— Margaret April 13, 1886 

Wight— Winifred Burgis July 28, 1894 

(Died June 4, 1898.) 

Eliot Leland March 8, 1897 

Charles Albert March 8, 1899 

Boys living, 89; deceased, 8. 
Girls living, 98; deceased, 7. 


Eaton — Robert Maynard Jordan, born June 9, 1907, at Calais, Maine. 

Son of Fred David Jordan and Irene Helen Eaton. 

Clement — David Hale Clement, born July 22, 1909, at Buffalo, New York. 

Son of Norman P. Clement and Margaret Hale. 




Badger- -Walter Irving Badger, Jr., Yale 1 9 1 3 . 

Harbour— Eleanor Harbour, University of Nebraska 1909. 

Bartlett— Loyd Eiayward Bartlett, Williams 1912. 

Bennett— Benjamin Warfield Bennett, Kentucky State College 1908. 

Billings — Charles Kingsbury Billings, Jr., Yale 1907 S. 

ice — Donald Bruce, Yale 1906. 
Clement Norman P. Clement, Yale 1907. 

Stephen Merrell Clement, Jr., Yale 1910. 
Harold Tripp Clement, Yale 19 12. 
Ely— David Jaj Ely, Yale 1911. 
Faru ell— Albert Day Farwell, Yale 1909. 
French — Jonathan Wales French, Yale 1913. 
H anion — John Nelson Hanlon, University of California 1910. 

Marguerite Hanlon, University of California 1913. 
Ilebard — Morgan Hebard, Yale 1910. 
Lowe —Gwendolen Robbins Lowe, Smith 1912. 
Moodey — Helen Chapin Moodey, Smith 1907. 
Parsons — William Henry Parsons, Jr., Yale 1910. 

John Palmer Parsons, Yale 1912. 
Piatt— Sherman Phelps Piatt, Yale 1913. 
Rice — Welles Kenyon Rice, Yale 1909. 
Dorothy Lee Rice, Yassar 191 1. 
Shipley- Marguerita Shipley, Bryn Mawr 1910. 
Smith— Eunice Wakelee Smith, Mount Holyoke 191 3. 
Snyder — Elizabeth Glenn Snyder, Boston University. 

Henry Rossiter Snyder, Mass. Institute of Technology 191 1, 
Wells— Marguerite F. Wells, Adelphi College 1906. 





Prof. Frank F. Abbott, Ph.D., Princeton University, Princeton, \. J. 

] wiks F. Allen, 501 E. Main Street, Meriden, Conn. 

M \rtin S. Allen, 52 S. Oxford Street, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

Albert H. Atterbury, Plainfield, N. J. 

Walter I. Badger, 53 State Street, Boston, Mass. 

William E. Bailey, 31 S. Front Street, Harrisburg, Pa. 

HBINRICH R. Baltz, Haverford, Pa. 

Prof. Erwin H. Barbour, Ph.D., University of Nebraska. Lincoln, Neb. 

FLOYD J. Bartlett, 9 Hamilton Avenue, Auburn, N. Y. 

Mortimer S. Bate, 91 Wall Street, New York City. 

Robert P. Bates, 134 E. Monroe Street, Chicago, 111. 

Morgan H. Beach, Columbian Building, Washington, D. C. 

John F. Beede, Meredith, N. H. 

Samuel Bennett, 173 Woodland Avenue, Lexington, Ky. 

Cyrus Bentley, 215 Dearborn Street, Chicago, III. 

Ch \rles K. Billings, 382 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, Conn. 

Charles E. Blumley, Norwich, Conn. 

George S. Boltwood, 605 Michigan Trust Co. Bldg., Grand Rapids, Mich. 

Right Rev. Benjamin Brewster, Glenwood Springs, Colo. 

1'frree Brinton, 804 Land Title Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa. 

*Fred John Brockway. 

Nathaniel R. Bronson, 136 Grand Street, Waterbury, Conn. 

*W\yland Irving Bruce. 

* J ames Alexander Campbell. 

♦David Anderson Chenault. 

William Churchill, Sun Editorial rooms, 170 Nassau Street, New 

York City. 
Stephen M. Clement, Marine National Bank, Buffalo, N. Y. 
Prof. Edwin B. Cragin, M.D., 10 West 50th Street, New York City. 
Bryan Cumming, 204 Montgomery Bldg., Augusta, Ga. 
*George Edward Curtis. 
*Theodore De Witt Cuyler. 
Frederick (). Darling, Leyden, Mass. 

Edwin L. Dillingham, 153 Fifth Avenue, New York City. 
Franklin M. Eaton, M.D., Calais, Me. 



James R. Ely, 15 Wall Street, New York City. 

William P. Eno, 1771 N Street, Washington, D. C. 

Francis C. Farwell, J. V. Farwell & Co., Chicago, 111. 

Augustine FitzGerald, 79 Avenue Henri Martin, Paris, France. 

Carlton A. Foote, 157 West 124th Street, New York City. 

Wilbur H. Ford, 491 i Champlain Avenue, Chicago, 111. 

Burnside Foster, M.D., Lowry Arcade, St. Paul, Minn. 

Hon. Asa P. French, 87 Milk Street, Boston, Mass. 

Joseph E. Friend, 817 Gravier Street, New Orleans, La. 

*Harry Chambers Fries. 

*Frank Runyon Gallaher. 

Henry W. Gardes, In care of U.-S. Census Bureau, Washington, D. C. 

Charles B. Graves, M.D., 66 Franklin Street, New London, Conn. 

George H. Graves, 1809 North Avenue, Bridgeport, Conn. 

Herbert S. Griggs, 903 N. Yakima Avenue, Tacoma, Wash. 

*Alfred Chapman Hand. 

John R. Hanlon, Santa Ynez, Santa Barbara Co., Cal. 

Charles B. Hawkes, 256 Broadway, New York City. 

Charles S. Hebard, Chestnut Hill, Pa. 

Theodore Holland, 612 18th Street, Denver, Colo. 

Samuel C. Hopkins, Catskill, N. Y. 

Henry C. Jefferds, M.D., Corbett Bldg., Portland, Ore. 

*Barclay Johnson. 

Frank A. Kellogg, 654 McDonough Street, Brooklyn, N. Y. 

John P. Kellogg, 144 Buckingham Street, Waterbury, Conn. 

James H. Kingman, M.D., 159 Broad Street, Middletown, Conn. 

* Alfred Beard Kittredge. 
Howard H. Knapp, Hartford, Conn. 
Rev. George W. Lay, Raleigh, N. C. 
*Charles H. Lewis. 

His Excellency Liang Tun Yen, Ma Shen Hutung, Peking, China. 

Charles J. Long, Jonas Long's Sons, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 

Seymour C. Loomis, 69 Church Street, New Haven, Conn. 

Martin Lovering, Nashoba, Mass. 

Fred M. Lowe, M.D., 1354 Washington Street, West Newton, Mass. 

Chester W. Lyman, 30 Broad Street, New York City. 

Wilber McBride, Campbell Hall, N. Y. 

Rev. Harry C. McKnight, R. F. D. 2, Rockville, Conn. 

Daniel W. McMillan, Whiting, N. J. 

Herbert L. Moodey, 603 Watchung Avenue, Plainfield, N. J. 

Rev. Charles N. Morris, 15 Dale Street, Newtonville, Mass. 

* Walter Murphy. 

Arthur S. Osborne, 52 Trumbull Street, New Haven, Conn. 

* Frank Edward Page. 

J. Culbert Palmer, 27 William Street, New York City. 



\Vn liam S. Pardee, 581 George Street, New Haven, Conn. 
S wirii. M. Parke, Pittston, Pa. 

William H. Parsons, 174 Fulton Street, New York City. 
CHAUN( B1 II. I'l MBER, 63 As\lum Street, Hartford, Conn. 

Richard II. Pierce, mo State Street. Boston, Mass. 

IIlnrn B. Platt, 2 Rector Street, New- York City. 

William Pollock, i East 88th Street, New York City. 

Julius H. Pratt, Ph.D., 469 Van Buren Street, Milwaukee, Wis. 

James Q. Rice, .mo Broadway, New- York City. 

Charles I . Ri< h \ri>s, Wright & Callender HKIu r -> Los Angeles, Cal. 

♦George Parker Richardson. 

ROBERT M. ROLFE, mis Monroe Avenue, Memphis, Tenn. 

John Rossiter, R. I*'. I). 2, Guilford, Conn. 

Ben J \min H. RUTLEDGE, 43 Broad Street, Charleston, S. C. 

Daniel S. Sanford, Redding Ridge, Conn. 

Artiiir Scranton, Scranton, Pa. 

Ch \rlls L. Scudder, M.D., 209 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 

CALEB W. SHIPLEY, 356 Resor Avenue, Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio. 

♦Levi Eves Shoemaker. 

hi i \ m \tiilr s holes. 

Edward V. Silver, M.D., 902 East Second South Street, Salt Lake City 

Lewis M. Silver, M.D., 103 West 72nd Street, New York City. 
Clarence A. Smith, M.D., 719 Cobh Bldg., Seattle, Wash. 
♦Frank Hiram Snell. 

Rev. Henrv S. Snyder, 302 Chicopee Street, Chicopee, Mass. 
Ch \rles Stillman, 16 William Street, New York City. 
Hon. Cliarlls B. Storrs, 333 Lincoln Avenue, Orange, N. J. 
Howard P. Sweetser, 25 Broad Street, New York City. 
Bernard Titche, Hennen Annex, New Orleans, La. 
William G. Vought, 827 White Bldg., Buffalo, N. Y. 
Tracy Waller, New London, Conn. 
*Daniel B. Weaver. 
Edward O. Weed, Gardena, Cal. 

Archibald A. Welch, 21 Woodland Street, Hartford, Conn. 
M \rtin Welles, Conn. River Banking Co., Hartford, Conn. 
John L. Wells, 5 Nassau Street, New York City. 
*Thomas McDonnell Wentworth. 
*Joseph Ernest Whitney. 
Rev. Charles A. Wight, Chicopee Falls, Mass. 
♦Emmet Smith Williams. 

Henry L. Williams, Williams Mfg. Co., Northampton, Mass. 
♦Franklin Eldred Worcester. 
Arthur B. Wright, The Rookery, Chicago, 111. 



John L. Adams, M.D., 38 East 55th Street, New York City. 

Selden Bacon, 60 Wall Street, New York City. 

*Henry Weldon Barnes. 

William Woodward Barrow. 

Ira Barrows, 15 Maiden Lane, New York City. 

Lewis O. Billings, 84 Washington Street, Chicago, 111. 

John R. Bishop, 986 Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, Mich. 

Julius Washburn Bliss. 

Edward M. Brooks, Andover, Mass. 

Charles W. Burpee, 19 Forest Street, Hartford, Conn. 

Robert Camp, 277 Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee, Wis. 

William Mearns Carswell. 

*George Stuart Carter. 

Charles B. Case, State & Warren Streets, Trenton, N. J. 

^Livingston Reade Catlin. 

F. Lewis Clark, Spokane, Wash. 

Frederick W. Clark, 513 Plainfleld Street, Springfield, Mass. 

Gilbert Colgate, 199 Fulton Street, New York City. 

Charles F. Collins, M.D., 50 West 55th Street, New York City. 

Robert B. Corey, 39 Cortlandt Street, New York City. 

Willard Anthony Davis. 

Edgar Augustus DeWitt. 

Arthur M. Dickinson, 82 Cooke Street, Waterbury, Conn. 

Joseph R. Dilworth, 22 West 55th Street, New York City. 

Charles G. Douw, Scotia, Schenectady County, N. Y. 

Henry T. Folsom, 314 Broadway, New York City. 

William Fosdick, Stamford, Conn. 

Charles F. Gardner, 845 Pacific Building, San Francisco, Cal. 

Frank F. Giltner, 247 10th Street, Portland, Oregon. 

Chauncey M. Griggs, Griggs, Cooper & Co., St. Paul, Minn. 

Charles W. Harkness, 26 Broadway, New York City. 

George E. Haskell, New Bedford, Mass. 

Hon. James S. Havens, 15 Rochester Savings Bank Bldg., Rochester, 

N. Y. 
Charles G. Hower, Mystic, Conn. 
Philip P. Hubbard, Litchfield, Conn. 
Louis K. Hull, Globe Bldg., Minneapolis, Minn. 
Prof. David Kinley, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana, 111. 
*William Levi Littlehales. 
*Charles Gleason Long. 
William H. McGuffey, In care of Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, 




* Isaac Merritt. 

George B. Miller, 505 Equitable Building, Wilmington, Del. 

Joh n Cr \ig Miller. 

*Ge0RGE Wells Morrison. 

John II. North, 53 Livingston Street, New Haven, Conn. 

Pi 11 r P \rki:r, Jr. 

♦Walter ( Jillespie Phelps. 

David P. Porter, ,U7 () E. John Street, Seattle, Wash. 

Edward P. Pratt, 410-413 Postal Telegraph Bldg., Kansas City, Mo. 

♦Robert Camp Prick. 

♦William Manning Pryne. 

I'll tRLES E. Rand, 25 Walton Place, Chicago, 111. 

♦Joseph Hinesford Rylance. 

REV. Am \s\ W. SALTUS, 80 North State Street, Concord, N. H. 
Rev. Henry B. Sanderson, 607 Illinois Avenue, North Fond du Lac, Wis. 
Lt.-C0L. James C. SANFORD, U. S. Engineers' Office, Newport, R. I. 
Edward B. Sargent, 401 Carlisle Building, Cincinnati, Ohio. 
Charles E. Schuyler, 165 Broadway, New York City. 
Oscar T. Sewall, 82 Wall Street, New York City. 
William SEYMOUR, 51 17 Hibbard Avenue, Chicago, 111. 
DAVID E. SHELTON, County Court House, Bridgeport, Conn. 
Edward E. Smith, In care of F. M. Smith, 722 Asylum Avenue, Hart- 
ford, Conn. 
Horatio O. Stone, 125 Monroe Street, Chicago, 111. 
Charles Sumner, Canton Junction, Mass. 
♦Frank Corning Tanner. 
Frank B. Tracy, Apalachin, N. Y. 

Joseph P. Trowbridge, 528 West 145th Street, New York City. 
*Henry Trumbull. 
♦William Loujeay Van Kirk. 
Carl Gustav Weber. 
Linard Campbell Webster. 
*Paul Wright. 


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